1. Tob. Sci., 1960, 4-16, p. 78-83, ISSN.0082-4523

    Studies in growing of flue-cured tobacco. I. The influence of nutrition on the field, quality and polyphenol content of greenhouse tobacco

    FERGUSON T.P.; WEAVING A.S.
    Research Department, The Imperial Tobacco Company, (of Great Britain and Ireland) Ltd., Bristol, England
    It has been shown that the quality of greenhouse grown flue-cured tobacco as judged by the chemical composition of the leaf compares favourably with certain commercial grades with the exception of total sugars and equilibrium moisture. The results...
  2. Tob. Sci., 1960, 4-31, p. 159-162, ISSN.0082-4523

    Studies in growing of flue-cured tobacco. II. Some preliminary observations on the influence of temperature and light on the growth and quality of tobacco

    FERGUSON T.P.
    Research Department, The Imperial Tobacco Company, (of Great Britain and Ireland) Ltd., Bristol, England
    Sand culture experiments were carried out in a growth room using two varieties of flue-cured tobacco to see whether good quality cured leaf could be obtained from plants grown under completely artificial conditions. It was shown that this was...
  3. Tob. Sci., 1958, 2-01, p. 1-8, ISSN.0082-4523

    The polyphenols of flue-cured tobacco separation and identification of the major polyphenols

    WEAVING A.S.
    Research Department, The Imperial Tobacco Company (of Great Britain and Ireland), Ltd., Bristol, England
    1. The polyphenols of flue-cured tobacco have been found to comprise numerous compounds. 2. The major constituents are rutin (3-rhamno-glucoside of 5:7:3':4'- tetrahydroxy flavonol), the chlorogenic acids, scopoletin (7-hydroxy-6- methoxy coumarin),...