Tobacco is grown on less than one percent of the world’s agricultural land, and on a wide variety of soils and climates.


Regarding Organic versus Commercial Tobacco Farming

Nicotine Sulphate Front View

nicotine /nic·o·tine/ (nik´o-t?n) (nik´o-tin): a very poisonous alkaloid, obtained from tobacco or produced synthetically; used as an agricultural insecticide, and as an aid to smoking cessation.

peter kalm travels in north america

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In 1860 British mycologist Mordecai C.

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coyote, tobacco, wild

Wild Tobacco is apparently not known by contemporary Thompson people.

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Tobacco was originally a tropical crop. It was chewed, smoked, and taken as snuff by the aborigines before the Spaniards reached the New World.

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