Georgia tobacco crop may be best to be found in flue-cured belt

Hollis, Paul L.
July 2003
Southeast Farm Press;7/16/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the tobacco production of farmers in Georgia in 2003. Effect of torrential rain in June; Delay in the planting of tobacco by farmers because of prolonged rainfall in February and March; Pests and diseases of tobacco plants.


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