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GROUND LEAVES [1 record]

Record 1 1996-06-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Industrial Crops
DEF

The bottom 4 to 6 leaves of the plant.

CONT

Those [leaves] adjacent to the ground are sometimes called stand lugs.

CONT

The lowermost leaves of the plant corresponding to trash lugs in the flue-cured types are known as flyings or granulators and the next leaves on the plant constitute the lugs.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Culture des plantes industrielles
DEF

Feuilles inférieures de la plante de tabac, qui ont peu d'importance. Elles peuvent être utilisées pour des cigarettes bon marché, sans traitement spécial.

CONT

À l'intérieur de chaque organe, la nicotine s'accumule surtout dans les parties superficielles [...]. Les feuilles hautes sont plus riches que le feuilles basses et, dans une même feuille, la teneur en alcoloïde croît de la base vers le sommet et de la nervure médiane vers les bords.

Spanish

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