Title 7

SECTION 51.652

51.652 Classification of defects.

§ 51.652 Classification of defects.

Table IV

Factor Injury Damage Serious damage Very serious damage
Ammoniation Not occurring as light speck type Scars are cracked or dark and aggregating more than a circle 3/4 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Buckskin Aggregating more than a circle 1 1/4 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface Aggregating more than 50 percent of the surface.
Caked melanese Aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Dryness or mushy condition Affecting all segments more than 1/4 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruit Affecting all segments more than 1/2 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruit Affecting all segments more than 3/4 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruit.
Green spots or oil spots More than slightly affecting appearance Aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than a circle 1 1/2 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit
Hail Not well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 2/3 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Not well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 1/2 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Not well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 5/8 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Not well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit.
Scab Materially detracts from the shape or texture, or aggregating more than a circle 3/4 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Seriously detracts from the shape or texture, or aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Scale More than a few adjacent to the “button” at the stem end, or more than 6 scattered on other portions of the fruit Blotch aggregating more than a circle 3/4 inch in diameter, or occurring as a ring more than a circle 1 1/4 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Blotch aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter, or occurring as a ring more than a circle 1 1/2 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Skin breakdown Aggregating more than a circle 3/8 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than a circle 5/8 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than a circle 1 1/4 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit.
Scars Depressed, not smooth, or detracts from appearance more than the amount of discoloration permitted in the grade. Very deep or very rough aggregating more than a circle 1/2 inch in diameter; deep or rough aggregating more than 1 inch in diameter; slightly rough or of slight depth aggregating more than 10 percent of fruit surface. All areas based on a 70 size grapefruit Very deep or very rough aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter; deep or rough aggregating more than 5 percent of fruit surface; slight depth or slightly rough aggregating more than 15 percent of fruit surface. All areas based on a 70 size grapefruit Very deep or very rough or unsightly that appearance is very seriously affected.
Sprayburn Hard or aggregating more than a circle 1 1/4 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface
Sunburn Skin is flattened, dry, darkened, or hard, aggregating more than 25 percent of fruit surface Skin is hard, fruit is decidedly one-sided, aggregating more than one-third of fruit surface Aggregating more than 50 percent of fruit surface
Sprouting More than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 1 sprout extending to the rind, remainder average not over 1/4 inch in length More than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 2 sprouts extending to the rind, remainder average not over 1/2 inch in length More than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 3 sprouts extending to the rind, remainder average not over 3/4 inch in length
Thorn scratches Not well healed, or more unsightly than discoloration permitted in the grade Not well healed, hard concentrated thorn injury aggregating more than a circle 3/4 inch in diameter, or slight scratches aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter. All areas based on a 70 size grapefruit. Not well healed, hard concentrated thorn injury aggregating more than a circle 7/8 inch in diameter, or slight scratches aggregating more than a circle 1 1/4 inches in diameter. All areas based on a 70 size grapefruit Aggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.