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Ontario Wheat Technical Information

Quality Data for 2015 Harvest Survey Grade Composite Samples

Canadian Eastern Soft Red Winter Wheat

  Niagara Region Northwest Region Southwest Region 
Wheat
Test Weight, kg/hL 80.1 79.7 80.4
Weight Per 1000 Kernels, g 39.1 37.6 37.8
Protein Content, % 10.0 9.6 10.0
Protein Content (dmd), % 11.6 11.1 11.6
Ash Content, % 1.5 1.5 1.5
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 4.0 4.5 3.5
Falling Number, s 350.0 370.0 380.0
Particle Size Index % 72.0 72.0 73.0
Milling Yield (0.50% Ash basis), % 77.0 77.1 76.4
Flour
Protein Content, % 8.8 8.4 8.8
Protein Loss on Milling, % 1.2 1.2 1.3
Amylograph Peak Viscosity, BU 400.0 440.0 425.0
Milling Yield (Clean Basis), % 76.0 76.1 75.9
Wet Gluten, % 23.3 23.2 24.3
Ash Content, % 0.5 0.5 0.5
Colour, CIELAB L* 91.8 91.9 91.9
a* 0.3 0.3 0.3
b* 9.4 9.3 9.3
Starch Damage (Megazyme), % 3.6 3.5 3.5
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 2.0 1.5 1.5
SRC, water, % 56.0 58.0 57.0
SRC, lactic acid, 5%, % 97.0 96.0 93.0
SRC, lactic acid, % after 30 days
SRC, sucrose, % 97.0 99.0 96.0
SRC, sodium carbonate, % 77.0 79.0 77.0
Fairnogram
Absorption, % 52.6 52.3 52.7
Dough Development Time, min 1.5 1.3 1.5
Mixing Tolerance Index, BU 115.0 110.0 105.0
Stability, min 1.0 1.5 1.5
Alveogram
P (height x 1.1), mm 34.0 34.0 34.0
L, mm 75.0 99.0 94.0
P/L 0.5 0.3 0.4
W, 10^-4, J 63.0 70.0 69.0
Cookie Test
Sugar Snap, W, mm 82.8 82.5 82.0
Sugar Snap, Ratio (w/t) 9.3 9.1 9.2
Macro Wire-Cut, W, mm 79.1 79.0 79.4
Macro Wire Cut, Ratio (w/t) 8.0 7.7 7.8

Canadian Eastern Winter Wheat

  All Regions
Wheat
Test Weight, kg/hL 80.8
Weight Per 1000 Kernels, g 34.5
Protein Content, % 9.8
Protein Content (dmd), % 11.4
Ash Content, % 1.53
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 6.5
Falling Number, s 330
Particle Size Index % 71
Milling Yield (0.50% Ash basis), % 76
Flour
Protein Content, % 8.8
Protein Loss on Milling, % 1.1
Amylograph Peak Viscosity, BU 370
Milling Yield (Clean Basis), % 76.5
Wet Gluten, % 23
Ash Content, % 0.51
Colour, CIELAB L* 91.9
a* 0.26
b* 10.87
Starch Damage (Megazyme), % 3.5
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 2.5
SRC, water, % 55
SRC, lactic acid, 5%, % 83
SRC, lactic acid, % after 30 days
SRC, sucrose, % 94
SRC, sodium carbonate, % 75
Fairnogram
Absorption, % 51.7
Dough Development Time, min 1.25
Mixing Tolerance Index, BU 125
Stability, min 1.5
Alveogram
P (height x 1.1), mm 27
L, mm 79
P/L 0.34
W, 10^-4, J 46
Cookie Test
Sugar Snap, W, mm 82
Sugar Snap, Ratio (w/t) 9
Macro Wire-Cut, W, mm 78.9
Macro Wire Cut, Ratio (w/t) 8

Canadian Eastern Hard Red Winter

  All Regions
Wheat
Test Weight, kg/hL 80.5
Weight Per 1000 Kernels, g 40.3
Protein Content, % 10.6
Protein Content (dmd), % 12.2
Ash Content, % 1.5
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 6.5
Falling Number, s 375
Particle Size Index % 58
Milling Yield (0.50% Ash basis), % 77.3
Flour
Protein Content, % 9.6
Protein Loss on Milling, % 1
Amylograph Peak Viscosity, BU 270
Milling Yield (Clean Basis), % 76.8
Wet Gluten, % 25.9
Ash Content, % 0.49
Colour, CIELAB L* 91.4
a* 0.43
b* 10.03
Starch Damage (Megazyme), % 7.8
Alpha-Amylase Activity, units/g 3.5
SRC, water, % 70
SRC, lactic acid, 5%, % 132
SRC, lactic acid, % after 30 days
SRC, sucrose, % 113
SRC, sodium carbonate, % 100
Fairnogram
Absorption, % 60.1
Dough Development Time, min 1.75
Mixing Tolerance Index, BU 50
Stability, min 3.5
Alveogram
P (height x 1.1), mm 87
L, mm 82
P/L 1.06
W, 10^-4, J 223
Extensogram
Absorption, standard, % 57.6
Length, standard, cm 17.3
Height at 5cm, standard, BU 228
Max Height, standard, BU 313
Area, standard, cm^2 74
Baking (Remix-to-peak baking test)
Absorption, % 57
Remix time, min 2.2
Peak Mixing Energy Dough (RAR), W-h/kg 3.1
Loaf Volume, cm^3 710

Technical Bulletins

OntarioWheat Technical Bulletins for 2016 are now available.

2016 Wheat, Canada Eastern Red - Hard Red Winter Wheat
2016 Wheat, Canada Eastern Red - Soft Red Winter Wheat
2016 Wheat, Canada Eastern White - Soft White Winter Wheat

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