Effects of fuels and varieties on aroma of Malawi dark-fired tobacco


Tanton, T. W. (1978) Effects of fuels and varieties on aroma of Malawi dark-fired tobacco. Experimental Agriculture, 14, (3), 223-227. (doi:10.1017/S0014479700008735).

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Description/Abstract

Dark-fire-cured tobacco varieties produced acceptable tobacco when cured with the wood of the fast-growing tropical tree Gmelina arborea, with an aroma as good as from the best traditional curing timber in Malawi. The addition to the fire of slow-burning, wet banana stalks or Kingelia pinnata fruit to increase the smoke did not change the desirability of the aroma. Factors which increase the stickiness of the leaf increase the desirability of the aroma of cured leaf.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0014-4797 (print)
1469-4441 (electronic)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 75592
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:54
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/75592

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