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Agronomic Services — Tobacco Tissue Sampling, slide 3 of 4

When sampling for ripeness

flue-cured tobacco, samples for ripeness are selected by stalk position.When testing for ripeness, take samples by stalk position: lower, middle or upper. Collect a leaf from the appropriate stalk position from each of 12 representative plants about one week before the intended harvest..
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Last Update July 16, 2007

 

 

NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837