Agronomic Services — Tobacco Tissue Sampling, slide 3 of 4
When sampling for ripeness
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..
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