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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP4

    New standing-stalk, leaf-wilting method, and stalk transport system for Burley tobacco

    MAEKAWA Y.; OSAMURA K.; HATTORI N.; NAKAJIMA H.; HARUZONO T.; TAKAHASHI A.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Lab., Oyama, Tochigi, Japan.
    In Japan there are two main methods for harvesting Burley tobacco: the priming and stalk-cutting methods. In some districts where stalk-cutting is used, tobacco stalks are cut, laid on the row to let the leaves wilt and then carried into the curing barn ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Yokohama, 1996, p. 132, A25

    Automatic self-feeding tying machine for Burley tobacco

    HATTORI N.; MAEKAWA Y.; OSAMURA K.; NAKAJIMA H.; HARUZONO T.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Lab., Oyama, Tochigi, Japan.
    The traditional tying method for Burley tobacco in Japan is to insert leaves one by one in the twist of a garlandrope. This tying work is performed either by hand or using a tying machine. However, because both of them use human power for handling tobacco ...