Tobacco Science & Technology, 2011, 8, p. 73-78., ISSN.1002-0861
Effects of maturity of harvested flue-cured tobacco on its polyphenol content and composition
1. Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou 450001, P.R. China; 2. Xuchang Cigarette Factory, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Xuchang 461000, Henan, P.R. China; 3. Xiangcheng Branch of Xuchang Tobacco Company, Xiangcheng 461700, Henan, P.R. China; 4. Pingdingshan Tobacco Company, Pingdingshan 467000, Henan, P.R. China
The polyphenol contents and composition in fresh and cured tobacco leaves harvested at different maturity stages (unripe, physiological mature, technical mature and over-ripe) were studied. The results showed that: 1) The polyphenol content topped at...