Competitive Exams: Crops tobacco geography notes on production and distribution of tobacco in India

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  • Temperature requirement more than

  • 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