CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 14
Chemically topping Burley tobacco
(1) University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Princeton, KY, U.S.A.
The act of topping tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) involves the removal of the terminal bud or inflorescence of the tobacco plant. This practice ordinarily is accomplished by manually removing the top of each tobacco plant in an entire field, which is ...