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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition - AACC Method 42-71.01. Smut -- Sedimentation Method

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Microorganisms

AACC Method 42-71.01
Smut -- Sedimentation Method

VIEW METHOD

Objective
This simple, accurate, and inexpensive method determines the total amount of smut in wheat. The results are linearly correlated with those from the basic microscopic count (Method 42-70). The method may be used in routine inspection under the official U.S. grain standards. It is similarly applicable to rye.