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Association Européenne pour la Recherche et l’Expérimentation Tabacole

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AERET MEETING IN MACEDONIA

Published: 04/14/2016

AERET MEETING IN MACEDONIA
June 2016, 13th to 16th in Prilep

 


TOBACCO ZERO WASTE TRAIL, SPAIN 2015

Published: 12/10/2015

DELTAFINA SPAIN and IBERTABACO, S.C. decided to sign a relationship with FRABELSE to carry out  a trail in 2015 season, in order to study the viability and the future prospects of the tobacco crop using only organic products as fertilizers and CPA, regarding to achieve tobacco free of chemical residues and also Nitrate-free.

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About tobacco

From its origins in South America, until its cultivation, Tobacco has a long story. Here are some information about tobacco history, its botany and its different types.


History

Tobacco originates in America, 3000 years ago.



Botany

Nicotiana tabacum, also known as Common Tobacco, is a specie of annual dicotyledon, from the solanaceae family. This family is gathering a lot of other plants such as: potato, tomato, aubergine or eggplant, chili pepper...



Types of tobacco

Tobacco is produced for its leaves. In order to ensure a better growth of the leaves, the flower is usually cut. This operation, called topping, causes the rise of apical dominance and implies to control the development of axillary suckers.



Bioagressors info

As any other crop, Tobacco is confronted with bioagressors.






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