Visual Reference Library - Soybean

Soybeans or pieces of soybeans which show an indentation or discoloration on the seed coat. To determine the extent of damage, it is generally necessary to cross-section the soybean.
The top row contains confirmed stinkbug or insect stung soybeans. The third kernel from the left represents the minimum discoloration/damage requirement. The bottom row contains suspected stinkbug or insect stung soybeans.
Splits and pieces of soybeans may be cross-sectioned to determine damage. Cross-section soybean at the suspected area. If a kernel is otherwise damaged, it functions as other damage.

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Last updated December 2016