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9 > Image 9 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 4 No. 2 spring 1958

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

* /` 'V . % _ Q _;.__ " V _ `V V _ . il if We ,_, ...-- ~ - . ..... ... . ,-.-- ~=-V = ' - 1 " : l 1 l ` A if M? l' iv} [ E , \~` S) ll 1 5 ` A . " `'=`'V M.~ ` l * 1 5 '; E * . - VV .:E `=. V V,;,_V:. V;j,,..,,,,,,, M . .. l A K V _ fg `~ . ;_ _ . 2 :2 _.;- V . l? . Yrs l _ _ { V`? 1 ```'' ! l Q. Y`? _ Q V `` ._,, . . ._ if fj.; ~V= , kt`} E, xv; I i .7 _' ui: - :;ns_..- _ _ ._; 1., `ut ut" ? A _ I. i V, i p _' 2 V A_ ,- 5,3. i st t ~ L. - . -.--v i: . w - =* ; ~ V _).{ _V_. __.;; ,._ QZ . i l _ _ _ . S, _,._ l K ____ __ _ - V V in M ll 1 ._ igarii Q Z & _tl;_`i_ Ll.: _ l V -$ V ~ ;l> IV T .,;.N if _ 1 4 __ ._ _, Z c -` ll :, - V iff ; *1* .. E -...$ .. . I ll E sl ` ' V = l A --v EL3 l` .vi ;i=-5 . K .. 1 A...... f - . ~ 3, _.__ -=' l if _ ` .. * 5 ~ A _ _ ........_._.,A, f _'_-, T .... . ..... v-AA - ....._., _ _ _ V f ..;...t (--- ' ' K lvnn V ` K ~ 3 ! - M ., .. .... .= ` R- ' A ~ r`~ ~ . z .i= g * , #` Je . l 1 ` .- V P . ] rl VVV - 1 . --= Y .`' ls . ....=. if *- - ;. 1 2 * -._ . - ;=i.> .' Av.;._ iz .-__ ;v z Et These lahoratorl technicians are makin nicotine analyses 1955 and 1956 cro xs. The results of this study indicate that l . g l . . . . ` on tobacco samples representative of Kentuckyls burlev the most optimum growing condition, such as in 1956, are rowin r areas. In eneral, the sam ales from the 1954 and re uired for thc iroduction of a cron with a nicotinic con- _ ._ g B _ _ l (1 _ l _ _ l _ "'*l 1957 cro ms had a ln her nicotine content than those from tent e uivalent to the traditional ran e ol 3 1025.25 nercent. l S (1 S l l " ' . . . . . Ill studymg factors responsible for the higher 1110011116 e co11te11t of Kentucky burley tobacco, researchers report -*4. a c N" ' y V *5 10011116 ()I1tl]t 0 3St l1I 6 TOPS . 9** A _&=l By R. 15. GRIFFITH represented the grades as stripped by an individual s , ~ . .A. A A . . . ._ farmer. Data were obtained from the farmers on *r0w In 195S and 1904 1]_)1(.S1ltllZlV(.S of trc l11.l.]O1 cigai _ cttc ccninunlcs lnltcnnctl tlic Kcntuclty Agtlcultutnl ing conditions prevailing for the individual crops and Experiment Station that the average nicotine content the Clllllllfll Plllcllces llSd an c Of bin-icy tObuccO hud rcnchcd nn untlcsitnbly high c 111 the 111)O1Ltt01y at CGIl'tG1' Cl`()SS-SCtl()ll Wzls taken l ~ ' lcvcl AS u tcsult tlic tlcsnublllty ct ntctluclng nnltlcl. from each hand as submitted and total 2111(il.1()1(1 deter- 3 > Z, ` lowci nlcctlnc butlcy tcbuccc Vvns cniplinslzcd in thc ll1lll2l.tlOllS were made. SlIlCC f11 total z11l CiOpSiiOW being Pi-Otliicctl This icPOit Ptcscntsn gcn_ SOING were 1)11(1l) mixed. btlme Ll0l)s tlltl not llztve Cinl Siiiiiiiitny Of thc results Obtninctt Stlmples fOI' all grztdes. No ztttt*ml)f was lnattle to assign 'V specific government grades to the samples. lu Scope of Study Samples from the 1954 crop were obtained from the Alkl'd Cl`ll'll'l$llC$ f llle Crllps *"- Burley Tobacco Crowers Cooperative Association and Tll" ll`l`llg` lllkllllllfl C(lllll`lll lll lll Sllllllllfls lll X It Wcic itAPicSciiltiti\,c Of tlic tobncco which Wcnt unclci. tained lll the four years 1904-51 tllltl (1lC tl.V(l`ll( alka- S ltitiii iii Tli()SC Obttiiiicid iii and 1()l(1 C()l|tCllt of t11()S(* ()1)l2l1ll((1 ll`()lll Sl)((.`1fl(` ill'(tlS lll . . . V . cm-. . ME were sent in by the county extension agents and repre- lllf Sldlfi lll 1905 llll lll5(l ll fillfll lll lllllll l lll Scntctl tcliuccn ui-Own in incst ct tlic tcl)uccn_ni.c,luc_ general, the samples from the 1954 and 1951 crops had ing counties of Kentucky. Each group of samples ((3,,,,,;,,,,,.,] ,,,, pug,. my kA. Kmxreckr F`.~s.r