CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, AP 01a
Tobacco production in Turkey
Aegean Tobacco Exporters' Association, Izmir, Turkey
Tobacco was introduced into the Ottoman Empire around 1603. It was banned several times and eventually accepted as a means of collecting taxes in 1860. During the Crimean War the Ottoman Empire defaulted on its debts. In 1874 a Tobacco Monopoly was...