Journal or Book Title
Transactions of the ASAE
Research Focus Area(s)
Biological and Process Engineering and Technology
Fines (material smaller than whole corn kernels) are troublesome and continually increase as corn lots move from harvest to utilization. This article reviews characteristics of fines in corn, including constituents, size distribution, nutritive and economic values, density, and airflow resistance, and presents analysis of them. These characteristics are related to corn grading, handling, and processing issues.
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Bern, Carl J. and Hurburgh, Charles R. Jr., "Characteristics of Fines in Corn: Review and Analysis" (1992). Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications. 404.