Tob. Sci., 1979, 23-15, p. 47-48, ISSN. 0082-4523
Sucker-producing characteristics of certain flue-cured tobacco varieties
Oxford Tobacco Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research, Science and Education Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Oxford, North Carolina USA; Crop Science Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina USA
Number and weight of leaf axil suckers per plant of 15 varieties and one breeding line were studied in plantings at two locations and over 2 years. The range of performance and consistency across environments were measured in an effort to...