1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 35

    High-capacity processor for air-cured, whole-plant tobacco

    WELLS L.G.; DAY V, G.B.; SMITH T.D.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    A prototype high-capacity processor for air-cured, whole-plant tobacco has been designed and tested by the University of Kentucky. Whole, air-cured plants are cut into axial segments by pairs of counter rotating disks spaced 10 cm apart. The...