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  1. Tob. Sci., 1973, 17-42, p. 127-130, ISSN.0082-4523

    Measurements of plant parameters as indicators of harvest ability of burley tobacco

    HENSON W.H., Jr; BARFIELD B.J.; BUNN J.M.
    Agricultural Engineering, USDA, ARS, USA; Department Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky USA
    Studies were made on the brittleness index (harvestability) of tobacco as related to plant-water potential, critical radius of curvature, and moisture content. Each of these parameters offers a possibility for predicting harvestability and for...