Tobacco Curing

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"There are three essentially different ways of carrying out the curing [of tobacco]. These are (1) air curing, in which little or no artificial heat is applied; (2) flue curing, in which the tobacco is entirely cured by artificial heat and in such way as to prevent smoke from coming in contact with the leaf; and (3) fire curing, in which the tobacco is largely cured by artificial heat applied by means of open fires made on the floor of the barn, thus allowing smoke to come in contact with the leaf. It will be necessary to consider separately each ... continued below

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Garner, W. W. (Wightman Wells), b. 1875 1913.

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"There are three essentially different ways of carrying out the curing [of tobacco]. These are (1) air curing, in which little or no artificial heat is applied; (2) flue curing, in which the tobacco is entirely cured by artificial heat and in such way as to prevent smoke from coming in contact with the leaf; and (3) fire curing, in which the tobacco is largely cured by artificial heat applied by means of open fires made on the floor of the barn, thus allowing smoke to come in contact with the leaf. It will be necessary to consider separately each of these methods, together with the modifications made in them in curing the various types of tobacco." -- p. 4

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued February 1913. "This manuscript has been prepared to supply the place of Farmers' Bulletin 60, entitled 'Methods of Curing Tobacco,' which is now out of print." -- p. 2

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Garner, W. W. (Wightman Wells), b. 1875. Tobacco Curing, pamphlet, 1913; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85737/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.