Groundnuts-pod

Commodity Code - 312
Commodity Name - Groundnut Pods(Raw)
Commodity Scientific Name - Arachis hypogaea
wheat

 

GJG-32, G-2-52, GJG-19, RG-510, RG-578, DHARNI, CO-7, GJG-9, GJG-22, GJG-31, AVTAR, HNG-123, ICGV-00350, GPBD-4, GPBD-5, HNG-69, GIRNAR-2, K-9, HARIDHANDRA( K-1319), GG-20, GG-21, ICGV-91114, K-6, NARAYANI, TAG-24 (K), TMV-2, TG-51, TG-37-A.

Grade designations and definition of quality of Hand Picked Selected (HPS) Groundnut pods Commercially known as BOLD AND COROMANDEL

Grade Designation Definition of Quality
Special characteristics General characteristics
Extraneous Matter per- cent by Weight Immature and shrivelled pods per cent Damaged and discolored pods per Pods of other varieties per cent by Shelling per cent by weight(Minimum Moisture per cent by weight(Max.)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special 0.5 2.0 0.5 1.0 69 8.0

The Hand Picked Selected Groundnut pods shall

  1. be the pods obtained from the plant Arachis hypogaea
  2. have characteristics shape, size, appearance and configuration of the Bold Coromandel variety
  3. be free from fungus and insect attack, live and/ or dead insects obnoxious smell, rodent contamination and excreta, larvae and pupae
Standard 1.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 66 8.0
General 2.0 4.0 2.0 4 62 8.0

Definitions

  1. Extraneous matter means dust, lumps of earth, shell, dirt, stones, stem, straw or any other impurity or any other edible/ non edible oil seeds
  2. Immature and shrivelled pods are those pods, which are imperfectly, developed and/ or shrunken
  3. Damaged and discoloured pods are those pods that are damaged mechanically or by mould, weevil or any other insect attack or those showing internal discoloration materially affecting the quality
  4. Pods of other varieties means the pods of other than the principal variety/ type of groundnut.
  5. Shelling per cent means the weight of kernels found in 100 grams of pod

Note: Handpicked selected Groundnut pods shall be subject to Aflatoxin test only if there is specific demand from the foreign buyer.

Grade designations and definition of quality of Hand Picked Selected (HPS) Groundnut pods commercially known as peanuts

Grade Designation Definition of Quality
Special characteristics General characteristics
Extraneous Matter per- cent by Weight Immature and shrivelled pods per cent Damaged and discolored pods per Pods of other varieties per cent by Shelling per cent by weight(Minimum Moisture per cent by weight(Max.)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special 0.5 2.0 0.5 1.0 72 8.0

The Hand Picked Selected Groundnut pods shall

  1. be the pods obtained from the plant Arachis hypogaea
  2. have characteristics Shape, size, appearance and configuration of the peanuts variety;
  3. be free from fungus and insect attack live and/ or dead insects,obnoxious smell, rodent contamination and excreta, larvae and pupae
Standard 1.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 69 8.0
General 2.0 4.0 2.0 4 68 8.0

Definitions

  1. Extraneous matter means dust, lumps of earth, shell, dirt, stones, stem, straw or any other impurity or any other edible/ non edible oil seeds
  2. Immature and shrivelled pods are those pods, which are imperfectly,developed and/ or shrunken
  3. Damaged and discoloured pods are those pods that are damaged mechanically or by mould, weevil or any other insect attack or those showing internal discoloration materially affecting the quality
  4. Pods of other varieties means the pods of other than the principal variety/ type of groundnut.
  5. Shelling per cent means the weight of kernels found in 100 grams of pod

Note: Handpicked selected Groundnut pods shall be subject to Aflatoxin test only if there is specific demand from the foreign buyer.

Grade designations and definition of quality of Hand Picked Selected (HPS) Groundnut pods Commercially known as Red Natal

Grade Designation Definition of Quality
Special characteristics General characteristics
Extraneous Matter per- cent by Weight Immature and shrivelled pods per cent Damaged and discolored pods per Pods of other varieties per cent by Shelling per cent by weight(Minimum Moisture per cent by weight(Max.)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special 0.5 2.0 0.5 1.0 75 8.0

The Hand Picked Selected Groundnut pods shall

  1. be the pods obtained from the plant Arachis hypogaea
  2. have characteristics Shape, size, appearance and configuration of the peanuts variety;
  3. be free from fungus and insect attack live and/ or dead insects,obnoxious smell, rodent contamination and excreta, larvae and pupae
Standard 1.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 70 8.0
General 2.0 4.0 2.0 4 68 8.0

Definitions

  1. Extraneous matter means dust, lumps of earth, shell, dirt, stones, stem, straw or any other impurity or any other edible/ non edible oil seeds
  2. Immature and shrivelled pods are those pods, which are imperfectly,developed and/ or shrunken
  3. Damaged and discoloured pods are those pods that are damaged mechanically or by mould, weevil or any other insect attack or those showing internal discoloration materially affecting the quality
  4. Pods of other varieties means the pods of other than the principal variety/ type of groundnut.
  5. Shelling per cent means the weight of kernels found in 100 grams of pod

Note: Handpicked selected Groundnut pods shall be subject to Aflatoxin test only if there is specific demand from the foreign buyer.

Groundnut shall be

  1. Clean, wholesome, reasonably uniform in size, shape and colour characteristic to the variety

  2. Free from obnoxious smell and fungus infestation.

Criteria for Range designation

S.no. Tradable parameters Range-1 Range-2 Range-3
A Essential
i Moisture(% by wt)Max 8.0 10.0 12.0
ii Foreign matter(% by wt) 1.0 2.0 3.0
iii Damaged pods(% by wt) 2.0 3.0 5.0
iv Pods of other varieties(% by wt) 3.0 5.0 7.0
B Optional (Industrial/Processors)
i Shelling(% by wt.) Not less than 62

Sampling

  • 5 % or minimum one container shall be randomly selected for sampling.

  • 250 gm shall be drawn from each selected container and shall be mixed homogenously, called as primary sample.

  • 250 gm shall be drawn from primary sample called as Laboratory sample.

Definitions

  • 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.

  • Pods of other varieties means pods other than the one which is under consideration

  • Damaged pods are internally damaged as a result of heat, microbe, moisture or weather and mechanical injury

  • Shelling means the weight of kernels found in 100 grams of pods.

Optional parameters are voluntary and may be analyzed as per buyer-seller agreement.

Shelf Life - 12 Months

Initial Validity of e NWR - 6 Months

Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months

Number of Extensions - 2x3Months

Weight Tolerance - Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage