Bright tobacco in the agriculture, industry and foreign trade of North Carolina.
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Bright tobacco in the agriculture, industry and foreign trade of North Carolina. by Samuel Thomas Emory

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Published by Univ. of Chicago Libraries in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Tobacco,
  • Tobacco manufacture and trade

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Edition Notes

Thesis, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1939.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16227318M

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Buy Bright tobacco in the agriculture, industry and foreign trade of North Carolina: A dissertation submitted to the faculty of the division of the physical for the degree of doctor of philosoyhy, by Emory, Samuel Thomas (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Samuel Thomas Emory.   In , a twist of fate led to one of the most important breakthroughs in North Carolina agriculture history. Tobacco had always been a major crop for the region, but not until the accidental development of the “bright leaf” variety did the market for the product really start booming. Over the past several decades, the agriculture industry has played a major role in shaping the economy for the State of North Carolina. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s study, the value of products sold from North Carolina agriculture totals over $ billion, ranking it as the eighth state in the nation for total produced.   Nevertheless, tobacco remains among North Carolina’s biggest cash crops. The state is, by far, the nation’s top tobacco producer, harvesting , acres in , according to the N.C. Department of Agriculture — nearly twice as much as second-place Kentucky. And tobacco’s legacy still pervades North Carolina like the leaf’s braided.

Green Leaf and Gold: Tobacco in North Carolina, James E. Brooks () Agriculture in North Carolina Before the Civil War, Cornelius O. Cathey () When the Past Refused to Die--A History of Caswell County, North Carolina , William S. Powell () Improving Low Incomes on Tobacco Farms, Caswell County, North Carolina, Robert E.   In her sweeping history of the American tobacco industry, Barbara Hahn traces the emergence of the tobacco plant's many varietal types, arguing that they are products not of nature but of economic relations and continued and intense market regulation. Hahn focuses her study on the most popular of these varieties, Bright Flue-Cured Tobacco.1/5(1). smaller tobacco industry with little difficulty. However, a number of counties, mostly in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, depend on tobacco for a signifi-cant share of local income. These counties have generated relatively few economic alternatives to tobacco. The analysis is based on a number of different data sources, including the Census. Chaplin, a director of the USDA Research Laboratory at Oxford, North Carolina, had described the need for a higher nicotine tobacco plant in the trade publication World Tobacco in , and had bred a number of high-nicotine strains based on a hybrid of Nicotiana tabacum and Nicotiana rustica, but they were weak and would blow over in a strong.

Part 2: Development and Growth of the North Carolina Tobacco Industry. Tobacco usage for ritualistic and medicinal purposes has been traced backed by archaeologists to about B.C., and in many modern cultures, including that of some Native Americans, tobacco still has a ceremonial function. NC is a tobacco variety developed from NC / NC 82 by North Carolina Agricultural Research Service with exclusive release to Raynor Certified Tobacco Seed in It has very good cured-leaf quality. NC has a high level of resistance to black shank and Granville wilt. YEARBOOK OF THE DEPARTMENT OP AGRICULTURE. recorded, 14, hogsheads. In the yield rose to 27, hogs- heads. The Maryland tobacco is consumed x^rincipally in Holland, France, and Germany. EXTENSION OF THE INDUSTRY. Although some tobacco . Burley tobacco (air-cured) used for cigarette, pipe, and chewing tobacco, grown in central Kentucky, central and eastern Tennessee, southeastern Indiana, southern Ohio,western West Virginia, and western North Carolina Faculty such as Professor R. R. Bennett traveled extensively to study foreign tobacco.