Competitive Exams: Crops tobacco

Tobacco

  • Temperature requirement more than 18° C

  • Moderate rainfall and rich, regularly fertilized, soil is required.

  • Requires large labour force-Tropical tobacco is poor in quality than temperate

  • High Quality Tobacco W. Cuba, Deli area of Sumatra and Connecticut valley (USA)

Four main types of tobacco

  1. Virginia

  2. Turkish or Oriental

  3. Cigar

  4. Other tobacco