Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 1, p. 62-68., ISSN.1002-0861
Quantitation of surface color of flue-cured tobacco leaves and its relationship with carotenoid
(1) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou 450001, P.R. China; (2) Xiangcheng Branch of Xuchang Tobacco Company, Xiangcheng 461700, Henan, P.R. China
In order to reveal the possible causes about the color difference among flue-cured tobacco leaves of different growing areas in China, the surface color of tobacco leaves, C3F, from 60 counties in 11 provinces were measured, analyzed and characterized ...