Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 10, p. 73-76, ISSN.1002-0861
Variation analysis of sugar/nicotine ratio in flue-cured tobacco leaves from main growing areas in China
(1) Tobacco Science College, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou 450002, P.R. China; (2) Shanxian Branch of Sanmenxia City Tobacco Company, Shanxian 472000, Henan, P.R. China
742 samples were analyzed to investigate the distribution of sugar/nicotine ratio in flue-cured tobacco leaves among different areas, varieties and grades. The results indicated that: sugar/nicotine ratio in the samples ranged widely from 2.47 to 31.77 ...