CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 03
Sponged tobacco: meteorological and altitude influence on curing methods in flue-cured systems in South Africa
(1) Limpopo Tobacco Processors (Pty) Ltd, Rustenburg, South Africa; (2) Tobacco Producer, Rustenburg, South Africa
Flue-cured tobacco in South Africa has over the years produced high amounts of sponged leaf, although the reaping of leaf was done at the correct physiological time. We asked if this was due to incorrect curing methods and due to meteorological...