47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 22
Chemical topping of burley tobacco
University of Kentucky, Lexington KY USA
The act of topping tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) involves the removal of the terminal bud or inflorescence of the tobacco plant. This practice ordinarily is accomplished by manually removing the top of each tobacco plant in an entire field which is labor ...