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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP4

    New standing-stalk, leaf-wilting method, and stalk transport system for Burley tobacco

    MAEKAWA Y.; OSAMURA K.; HATTORI N.; NAKAJIMA H.; HARUZONO T.; TAKAHASHI A.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Lab., Oyama, Tochigi, Japan.
    In Japan there are two main methods for harvesting Burley tobacco: the priming and stalk-cutting methods. In some districts where stalk-cutting is used, tobacco stalks are cut, laid on the row to let the leaves wilt and then carried into the curing barn ...