Jawar

Commodity Code - 5
Commodity Name - Jawar /Jowar(Sorghum)
Commodity Scientific Name - Sorghum vulgare Pers
wheat

 

CSH-30, PHULE SUCHITRA, PHULE REWATI, CSV-27, MALTANDI (M-35-1), CSV-15, CSH-15 R, ICSV-745, JAWAHAR JOWAR-938, CSH-16, CSH-13, PAC-501, JKSH-22, CSV-216, CSH-19R, HYBRID CSH-4, CSV-10, PUSA CHARI-9, CSV-13, PRO AGRO CHARI, MSH-33, MSH-37, ANNIGERI-1, SPH-468, SPH-504, SPH-504, MAHABEEJ-7-7A, MAHABEEJ-7-7B, MAHABEEJ-7-7R, HJ 541, RED CHARI, NHM-8031, PKV-ASHWIN, PVK-809, CSH-24, PANT CHARI-6, SPH-1641

Rabi Jowar

 

  AP I AP II AP III AP IV AP V AP VI
Grades Moisture (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Foreign Matter (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Other Edible Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Damaged Shrivelled Grains(*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance(Per Cent By Weight)) Immature Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Weevilled Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight))
    organic inorganic        
Grade I 12 0.1 nil 1 1 2 0.5
Grade II 12 0.25 0.1 1.5 2 4 1
Grade III 14 0.5 0.25 2 3 6 2
Grade IV 14 0.75 0.25 4 5 8 6

General Characteristics:-

  1. Be the dried mature grains of Sorghum vulgare pers raised in the Rabi season;

  2. Be sweet, hard, clean, wholesome, uniform in size, shape, colour and in sound merchantable condition

  3. Be free from added colouring matter, moulds, weevils, obnoxious substances, discolouration, poisonous seeds and all other impurities except to the extent indicated in the schedule;

  4. Uric acid and aflatoxin shall not exceed 100 miligrams and 30 micrograms per kilogram respectively;

  5. Be free from rodent hair and excreta;

  6. Comply with the restrictions in regard to pesticides / insecticides residue (Rule 65), poisonous metals (Rule 57), naturally occurring toxic substances (Rule 57-B) and other provisions prescribed under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 and as amended from to time.

Kharif Jowar

 

  AP I AP II AP III AP IV AP V AP VI
Grades Moisture (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Foreign Matter (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Other Edible Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Damaged Shrivelled Grains(*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance(Per Cent By Weight)) Immature Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight)) Weevilled Grains (*Maximum Limits Of Tolerance (Per Cent By Weight))
    organic inorganic        
Grade I 12 0.1 nil 0.5 1.5 1 1
Grade II 12 0.25 0.1 1 3 2 2.5
Grade III 14 0.5 0.25 2 4.5 5 4
Grade IV 14 0.75 0.25 3 6 8 6

General Characteristics:-

  1. Be the dried mature grains of Sorghum vulgare pers raised in the Kharif season;

  2. Be sweet, hard, clean, wholesome, uniform in size, shape, colour and in sound merchantable condition

  3. Be free from added colouring matter, moulds, weevils, obnoxious substances, discolouration, poisonous seeds and all other impurities except to the extent indicated in the schedule;

  4. Uric acid and aflatoxin shall not exceed 100 miligrams and 30 micrograms per kilogram respectively;

  5. Be free from rodent hair and excreta;

  6. Comply with the restrictions in regard to pesticides / insecticides residue (Rule 65), poisonous metals (Rule 57), naturally occurring toxic substances (Rule 57-B) and other provisions prescribed under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 and as amended from to time.

Jowar 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 12.0 14.0 16.0
ii Admixture/Other edible grains(% by wt) Max 1.0 2.0 3.0
iii Immature & Shriveled grains(% by wt) Max 4.0 6.0 8.0
iv Foreign matter(% by wt) Max 0.1 0.6 1.0
v Other edible grains(% by wt) Max 3.0 4.0 6.0
vi Damaged/Discoloured grains(% by wt) Max 5.0 7.0 10.0
vii Weevilled Grains (% by count) Max 2.0 4.0 6.0
B Optional (Industrial/Processors)
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 10 percent by weight

Sampling

  • 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.

Definitions

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.

  • Other Edible Grains means any edible grains (including oil seeds) other than the one which is under consideration.

  • 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.

  • Immature & Shrivelled Grains means kernels or pieces of kernels that are not fully developed

  • 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