CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Oxford, 1995
A comparison of harvest methods for Kentucky dark-fired tobacco
University of Kentucky, Research & Education Center, Princeton, KY, USA
Normal culture of Kentucky dark-fired tobacco results in plants with large, brittle leaves at harvest. To reduce leaf loss and damage during harvest plants are stalk cut, allowed to field wilt for a brief period, and placed on sticks ("spiked") for...