/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/mara-logo-1.png 0 0 Carter Lovelace /wp-content/uploads/2020/08/mara-logo-1.png Carter Lovelace2017-09-11 11:08:122022-12-11 11:09:40Know Your Colours: Understand Distinctly Green and Heated Grading Factors
Know Your Colours: Understand Distinctly Green and Heated Grading Factors
DISTINCTLY GREEN AND HEATED SEEDS ARE TWO OF THE MOST COMMON DOWNGRADING FACTORS FOR CANOLA.
Understanding the tools and process used to assess distinctly green and heated seeds can help with harvest timing and storage. With the grading process largely visual, the guides are the appropriate tools to consistently assess these grading factors.
Meeting grade tolerances is key to ensuring canola oil’s high quality. High levels of green seed impact the colour and taste and cause the oil to go rancid faster. Distinctly green is the close proxy for chlorophyll content. Heated seed has a similar effect reducing the seed’s usability…