Chana - WDRA
Commodity Code - 6
Commodity Name - Chana Whole(Bengal Gram)(Gram)
Commodity Scientific Name - Cicer arietinum L
AADHAR, ABHA, ABHAR, ADT-1, AKASH, AKG-119, ALOK, ANNIGERE-1, ANUBHAV, ANURADHA, ARPITA, ASHA, AVRODHI, B-110, B-115 (MAHAMAYA-2), B-124, BDN-9-3, BG-203, BGD-103, BHARATI (ICCV-10), BIDISHA (BG 1084), BIRSA CHANA - 3 (DESI), BR-77, BR-78, C-104, C-214, C-235, CHAFFA, CO.1, CO.2, CO-2, CO-3, CSJ-515, NBEG-47, NBEG-49, NBEG-3, GNG-2144, JG-12, RVG-201, RVG-202, RVG-203, GNG-1958, CSJ-515, RSG-974, GNG-1581, JAKI-9218, DIGVIJAY, JG-63, JG-14,GJG-3, JG-11,
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|Grades||Moisture||Foreign Matter||Other Edible Grains||Damaged Grains||Weevilled Grains|
Be the dried mature grain of (Cicer arietinum L)
Have uniform size, shape and colour (Yellow/brown);
Be sweet, hard, clean, wholesome and free from moulds weevils, obnoxious smell, discolouration, admixture of deleterious substances, all other impurities except to the extent indicated in the Schedule;
Be in sound merchantable condition; and
Not have moisture exceeding 12 percent.
Gram shall be-
- Clean, wholesome, reasonably uniform in size, shape and colour characteristic to the variety .
- Free from obnoxious smell and fungus infestation.
Criteria for Range designation
|i||Moisture(% by wt) Max||10.0||12.0||14.0|
|ii||Foreign matter(% by wt) Max||1.0||2.0||3.0|
|iii||Admixture/Other edible grains(% by wt) Max||2.0||3.0||4.0|
|iv||Damaged/ immature & Shriveled grains(% by wt) Max||4.0||5.0||7.0|
|v||Weevilled Grains(% by count) Max||3.0||6.0||10.0|
|i||Uric Acid||Not more than 100mg/kg|
|ii||Aflatoxin||Not more than 30 microgram/kg|
|iii||Total of foreign matter, other edible grains and damaged grains||Not more than 9 percent by weight|
5 % or minimum one container shall be randomly selected for sampling.
500g shall be drawn from each selected container and shall be mixed homogenously, called as primary sample.
500g shall be drawn from primary sample called as Laboratory sample.
Optional parameters are voluntary and may be analyzed as per buyer-seller agreement.
Foreign matter includes husk, straws, weed seeds, other inedible grains, metallic pieces, sand, gravel, dirt, pebbles, stones, lumps of earth, clay, mud and animal filth etc.
Damaged Grains means grains that are sprouted or internally damaged as a result of heat, microbe, moisture or weather and mechanical injury
Weevilled grains means grains that are partially or wholly bored by insects injurious to grains but does not include germ eaten grains and egg spotted grains.
Admixture means the presence of a variety of the same grain other than the variety in consideration.
Shelf Life - 12 Months
Initial Validity of e NWR - 6 Months
Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months
Number of Extensions - 2x 3Months
Weight Tolerance - Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage