AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS TESTING  

 
Cereals and Pulses Whole and Ground (Rice, Wheat, Moongdal. Toor Dal, Masoor Dal, Masoor Whole, Chick Peas, Pegion Peas)
Total Ash
Test Weight
Ergot
Shrivelled/Shrunken, Broken ( 2mm sieve)
Insect / Weevilled Damaged
Damaged and Discoloured
Foreign Matter / Admixture
Other Food/ Edible grains
Refractions as other than foreign matter
Aflatoxin
Broken (Rice)
Chalky
Red-Streaked Kernels
Pecks
Immature Kernels
Glutanious Rice
Yellow kernels
Paddy
Moisture / Water
Protein on as is basis / Protein dry basis / Total Protein
Gluten Dry Wet basis
Gluten, Wet basis
Gluten, Dry basis
Ash / Total Ash /Total Ash (Dry basis)
Alcoholic Acidity/ Acidity/Alcoholic acidity (as H2SO4) in 90% Alcohol / Granularity
Acid Insoluble ash / Acid Insoluble ash (dry basis) / Ash Insoluble in dil. HCl
Detection of Kesari Dal
Presence of Talc
Starch contents
Crude Fibre
Condition / Form / colour / Foreign matter / Insect in the stadium form & pieces / fineness /
   Freedom from rodent hair & excreta
Sedimentation Value

Sugar and by Products (Refined sugar, Raw sugar, Mollasses)

Chemical testing in the products
Description
Density in degrees Brix at 27.5°C
Moisture
Polarization Value
Icumsa colour
Total Ash
Grain Size
Ash, Sulphated ash
Total reducing matter, as invert sugar

Animal Feeds Fish Meal, Meat Meal as live stock ingredient and all other type of animal products
Description
Moisture
Crude Protein
Crude Fat
Acid insoluble ash
Chlorine (as NaCl)
Total solid

Soyabean Meal, Maize Gluten Meal Rapeseed Meal Sunflower Meal and all oil cakes
Moisture
Crude Protein
Crude Fibre
Urease activity
Fat Content / Crude Fat
Acid insoluble ash
Ash
Aflatoxin
Ally iso thiocyanate
Protein Dispersibility Index
Nitrogen Solubility Index

Nuts & Nut Products (Cashew nut)
Moisture
Aflatoxin

Oil Seeds & By products ( Sesame seed, Niger seed, Mustard seed, Cottonseed,Rapeseed)
Damaged & Weevilled seeds / Kernels
Slightly damaged seeds / Kernels
Shrivelled & immature and dark seeds / Kernels
Split or cracked seeds / Split & broken kernels
Count per ounce
Description
Number of Kernels Per 25 gm of material
Impurities
Moisture content
Oil content
Acid value of extracted oil
Hull content
Allyl Isothyocyanate
Nooks
Aflatoxin

Whole spices and condiments (Chilly, Turmeric, Pepper, Cumin, Aniseed)
Description
Freedom from mould and insects
Extraneous matter / Inorganic foreign matter / Organic foreign matter / Foreign matter
Size of Rhiozome / Defective Rhiozome
Very light pieces
Light berries / light Seeds
Pinheads
Damaged Discoloured & Weevilled seeds & Foreign seeds / Black bored & insect seeds
Shrivelled & Immature seeds
Edible Seeds
Empty and malformed capsules
Blacks & Splits
Unclipped capsule (Cardamom)
Pieces & Percentage of bulbs
Loose Seeds
Broken chillies
Damaged & Discoloured pods (Chilly)
Pods without Stalks (Chilly)
Size in diameter / Size
Colour (Cardmom)
Colour chilly
Weight in G / L
Flexibility surface & Presence of chromate
Lime as CaO
Moisture
Colour
Total Ash
Acid Insoluble ash
Non -Volatile ether extract
Crude Fibre
Volatile oil content
Curcumin Content
Piperine content
Hot water extract
Aflatoxins
Sudan I, II, III, IV

Spices and Condiments Ground / Powders (Chilly, Turmeric, Pepper, Cumin, Aniseed) • Description : Freedom from Moulds & Insects
General characteristics
Fineness
Moisture
Total ash
Acid insoluble ash / Ash insoluble in dil. HCl
Water soluble ash
Cold water soluble extract
Alcohol soluble extract
Calcium as CaO
Volatile Oil
Crude Fibre
Non -Volatile ether extract
Piperine content
Curcumin content
Starch
Test for lead chromate
Colour (Chilly)
Aflatoxins
Sudan I, II, III, IV
 

 
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