45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 24
Evaluation of methods for wilting standing burley tobacco plants in the field
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Dept., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 USA
Traditionally, tobacco harvesting has been done manually by hand because of green plant weight, volume, and leaf fragility. This study examined possible ways to quickly and cost-effectively pre-wilt a plant in the field as a way to reduce weight,...