QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF TOBACCO TYPE VIRGINIA F.I. USING INTERNATIONAL RATING SYSTEM

Authors

  • Gheorghe Matei University of Craiova, Department of Agricultural and Forestry Technologies
  • Marin Torcea S.C. Galaxy Agriproduction S.A.
  • Florin Imbrea University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine Timisoara

Abstract

The objective of this study is to determine the quality of tobacco Virginia F.I. type leaves an assortment of lots received, from the culture of 2013, using the international system of grading into a manufacturing and processing enterprises.
The study reveals particularities of raw materials used in processing the tobacco
industry and its suitability in accordance with the standards used in the field. Thus, by classifying tobacco using the international rating system provides a separation of leaf tobacco on leaf floors, helping a lot in training batches for processing, and by processing tobacco to obtain a finished product with better features of smoking and a longer period of expendability.

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Published

2014-12-01

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Working Group 1: Plant Cultivation and Animal Growing Technologies