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    The effect of cultivation practices on the nicotine and sugar content of flue-cured tobacco in South Africa

    VAN TONDER C.S.M.; KRUGER J.; DIPPENAAR M.C.
    ARC, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    The level and balance of chemical constituents in flue-cured tobacco are determined by factors such as soil fertility, climatic conditions, cultivation practices and cultivars. The sugar-nicotine ratio in flue-cured leaves can be correlated to quality and ...