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  1. Vol. 52 No. 6, p. 350-352
     

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doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200060015x

Nicotine and Sugar Contents of Mammoth Flue-Cured Tobacco Varieties1

  1. T. J. Mann,
  2. D. F. Matzinger and
  3. J. A. Weybrew22

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Synopsis

The nicotine contents of the leaves of the last four primings (harvests) from mammoth selections of flue-cured tobacco were much lower than those of leaves of comparable stalk positions from standard varieties. There was little evidence of a marked dilution of reducing sugars in the cured leaves of the mammoth selections.

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