CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 61
Lower leaf removal to reduce lower stalk grades of flue-cured tobacco
(1) North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
At present, interest has been expressed by the tobacco industry in regards to lower leaf removal programs designed to eliminate lower stalk grades (Priming and Lug) in flue-cured tobacco. Research was conducted in North Carolina to evaluate removal...