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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.652

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.652

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§51.652   Classification of defects.

Table IV

FactorInjuryDamageSerious damageVery serious damage
AmmoniationNot occurring as light speck typeScars are cracked or dark and aggregating more than a circle 34 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
BuckskinAggregating more than a circle 114 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surfaceAggregating more than 50 percent of the surface.
Caked melaneseAggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Dryness or mushy conditionAffecting all segments more than 14 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruitAffecting all segments more than 12 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruitAffecting all segments more than 34 inch at stem end, or the equivalent of this amount, by volume, when occurring in other portions of the fruit.
Green spots or oil spotsMore than slightly affecting appearanceAggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than a circle 112 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit
HailNot well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 23 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitNot well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 12 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitNot well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 58 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitNot well healed, or aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit.
ScabMaterially detracts from the shape or texture, or aggregating more than a circle 34 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitSeriously detracts from the shape or texture, or aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
ScaleMore than a few adjacent to the “button” at the stem end, or more than 6 scattered on other portions of the fruitBlotch aggregating more than a circle 34 inch in diameter, or occurring as a ring more than a circle 114 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitBlotch aggregating more than a circle 1 inch in diameter, or occurring as a ring more than a circle 112 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.
Skin breakdownAggregating more than a circle 38 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than a circle 58 inch in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than a circle 114 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruit.
ScarsDepressed, 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 12 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 grapefruitVery 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 grapefruitVery deep or very rough or unsightly that appearance is very seriously affected.
SprayburnHard or aggregating more than a circle 114 inches in diameter on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface
SunburnSkin is flattened, dry, darkened, or hard, aggregating more than 25 percent of fruit surfaceSkin is hard, fruit is decidedly one-sided, aggregating more than one-third of fruit surfaceAggregating more than 50 percent of fruit surface
SproutingMore than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 1 sprout extending to the rind, remainder average not over 14 inch in lengthMore than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 2 sprouts extending to the rind, remainder average not over 12 inch in lengthMore than 6 seeds are sprouted, including not more than 3 sprouts extending to the rind, remainder average not over 34 inch in length
Thorn scratchesNot well healed, or more unsightly than discoloration permitted in the gradeNot well healed, hard concentrated thorn injury aggregating more than a circle 34 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 78 inch in diameter, or slight scratches aggregating more than a circle 114 inches in diameter. All areas based on a 70 size grapefruitAggregating more than 25 percent of the surface.

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