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Western Wheat Quality Laboratory

Wheat Analysis System Methods – Flour Moisture (FMIST)

The reference test used 2 g of flour heated in an aluminum dish in a forced-draft oven for 20 min. at 130 degrees, allowed to cool to weighed (OVENFMIST). AACC modified Method 44-16 (1). The NIR spectrometer (Technicon 450) (NIRFMIST) is used as the routine moisture measure and is adjusted with the OVENFMIST to obtain FMIST.

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