Handbook of United States grades for grain sorghums


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Handbook of United States grades for grain sorghums (tabulated and abridged)
Physical Description:
8 p. : ; 15 cm.
United States -- Bureau of Agricultural Economics
Government Printing Office
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Subjects / Keywords:
Sorghum -- United States   ( lcsh )
Grain -- Grading -- United States   ( lcsh )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )


General Note:
Cover title.
General Note:
At head of title: U.S.G.S.A.--G.I.--Form No. 142 ; Issued March, 1924 ; U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Statement of Responsibility:
Recommended by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

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University of Florida
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Pereentages.-Percenitages,. ead
in the cas of moisture, shall be ver centages ascertained by weight..
Percentage of moisture.-Percentage of. mo isture in grain sorghumas sallU be that ascertained by the moisture teste and the, method of use thereof for kafir, as described in Circular 72, and supplemeet thereto, issued by the United States Department of Agriculture,. Bureau of Plant Industry, or asc .ertained by any device and. method giving equivalent re,ults.
Test weight per bushel.-The -test weight per .bushel shall be the test weight per Winchester bushel, as deter-mined by the testing apparatus and the method of use thereof as described in Bulletin 472, dated October '30, 1916) issued by the United States Department of Agriculture, or as determined .bY. any device and method. giving equirnlent results.
Other grains.-Other grains shall include wheat, noungrain sorghums, corn, oats., barley, rye, emmer,,spelt, einkorn, rice, cultivated buck heat, and -flaxseed only.
Nongrain sorghums.-Nongrain somrghums shall include the grain of sorgo (commonly called "cane seed ")', broomcorn, Sudan grass, and Johnson


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Grain sorghums shall be divided into classes, 'and subclasses as follows!
Class I. K.afir.- This class shall idfclude all VIArieties of. kafir and higiti, except schrock kafir, and may include not more than 10- per cent of -,othilr grain sorghums. This class, shall We* divided into two subclasses., as folldivs: "White kafir.-This subclass' shall include all kafir and hegari, except schrock kafir, consisting of 90 per cent or more of- white kernels, includig other classes and nongrin sorghum. Rted spots or .other natural colorin" upon kernels otherwise white shall noV. affect their classification as white kafi
Kafir.;-This subclass shall includ all kafir Ad hegai, except 'schroe kafir, not c1.omingwithin the classific tion for white kafir.
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Class V. Darso.-Thiscl
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Class YI. Freed Sorgo.-_IThis. .elaw s shall include all varieties of freed sozgo, and may include not more than 10 per cent of other grain sorghuma.
Class VII. Brown Kaoliang.-This class shall include all varieties of brown knoliang, and may include not::more than 10 per cent of other grain sor" ghums.,
Class VIII. Schrock Kr.Th-is class shall include all varieties -;t schrock kafir, and may include -not more than 10 per cent of other grain sorghums.
Class IX. Shallu.-This class- shall include all 'Varieties of shallu,, and may include not more than 10 per. cenit of other grain sorghums.
NOTE.-Any grain sorghum or grainsorghum hybrid .not mentioned' in' classes I to IX, inclusive, shal be in*cluded in the class which it most nearly resembles.
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