1. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 26

    Evaluation of the impact of growing season moisture on burley crop quality

    BRIDGES T.C.; WALTON L.R.
    Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Dept., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0276 USA
    The yearly grade index was calculated and used as a measure of burley quality for the years of 1959- 2000. Grade index is a numerical standard that provides an overall measure of crop quality based on approximately 110 grades established by the U. S. ...
  2. Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-5, p. 62-5. Tob. Sci, 1994, 38, p. 38-41, ISSN.0361-5693

    Assessing the quality of Burley tobacco. Part 1 : Grade index and associated factors

    BRIDGES T.C.; WALTON L.R.; CASADA J.H.
    University of Kentucky, Agric. Engineering Dept., Lexington, KY, USA
    This study determined an average yearly grade index (GID) from sales data for Burley tobacco for the years 1959-1990. This index was used as a quality measure for each crop year. Several leaf-group, leaf-color, and seasonal-crop variables were ...
  3. Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-6, p. 60-6. Tob. Sci, 1994, 38, p. 42-8, ISSN.0361-5693

    Assessing the quality of Burley tobacco. Part 2 : Environmental and timeliness factors

    BRIDGES T.C.; WALTON L.R.; CASADA J.H.
    University of Kentucky, Agric. Engineering Dept., Lexington, KY, USA
    This paper considered growing and harvest season variables that correlated with various leaf and color groups making up the yearly grade index (GID) for Burley tobacco for 1959-1990. Weekly degree day sums (GDIFF), consisting of temperatures above 22.8 ...