Tob. Sci., 1979, 23-04, p. 14-17, ISSN. 0082-4523
Potential for shatter loss during handling of loose-leaf packages of burley tobacco
USDA, USA; Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky USA
Loose-leaf bales and sheets of burley tobacco were tumbled to simulate handling during marketing. Moisture content of the outside surface of tobacco in the packages had the greatest influence on shatter losses. Susceptibility to shatter loss...