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WAC 16-436-220

Serious damage—Specific defects.

Any of the following defects or any combination of them, when the seriousness of the combination exceeds the maximum allowed for any specific defect, is considered serious damage.
(1) Bruises when aggregated and causing a waste in excess of ten percent by area on any peach or when any one bruise causes a waste in excess of five percent by area or exceeding 3/8 inch in depth.
(2) Bacterial spot when any cracks are not well healed, or when the aggregate area is more than 1/2 inch in diameter.
(3) Scab spots when cracked or when healed and aggregating more than one inch in diameter.
(4) Scale when the aggregate area is more than 1/2 inch in diameter.
(5) Growth cracks when unhealed or more than 5/8 inch in length.
(6) Hail injury when:
(a) Unhealed; or
(b) Shallow and the aggregate area is more than 3/4 inch in diameter; or
(c) Deep and seriously deforming the peach; or
(d) Aggregating more than 1/2 inch in diameter; or
(e) Aggregating more than 1/8 inch in depth.
(7) Leaf or limb rubs or russeting when the aggregate area is more than 1-1/2 inches in diameter when smooth and light, or when the aggregate area is more than 1/2 inch in diameter when dark and bark-like.
(8) Split pit when causing any unhealed crack, or when it is healed and the aggregate area is more than 1/2 inch in length including any part of the crack that might be covered by the stem.
(9) Stem pulls when they are larger than 5/8 inch in diameter, including stem area.
(10) Punctures when they are not on the shoulder area, or when they are on the shoulder area and are larger than 3/16 of an inch in diameter.
(11) Rough suture when the entire length of the suture exceeds 1/4 inch wide and 1/16 inch high.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-12-075, § 16-436-220, filed 6/5/07, effective 7/6/07. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 92-11-076, § 16-436-220, filed 5/20/92, effective 6/20/92; WSR 88-11-048 (Order 1977), § 16-436-220, filed 5/16/88; Order 1203, § 16-436-220, filed 5/14/71, effective 6/14/71.]
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