Tobacco Science & Technology, 2005, 2, p. 38-40, ISSN.1002-0861
Effects of maturity on starch content in flue-cured tobacco
Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
The starch contents of flue-cured tobacco harvested in different mature stages (unripe, mature, ripe and over-ripe) were studied in Baofeng, Henan Province. The results showed that: 1) the starch content in fresh leaves increased gradually from unripe to ...