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Nicotiana tabacum
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Nicotiana tabacum L.

Synonyms -

Popular names - tobacco, tobacco, bacon, Duhan, Virginscher Tabak, Kozonseges Dohany, Tabak nastoiascii, Tiutium.

Distribution and Habitat - originated in America.

Description - herbaceous annual, terofita. Root pivoting. Stems erect, cylindrical, glandulous-hairy, simple or slightly branched, 180 cm. Leaves elliptic to narrow-lanceolate, sessile or short petiolate, alternate, glandulous-hairy. Flowers white, pink or red, fragrant, in paniculate inflorescence. Blooms in June and September. Biloculara fruit capsule contains many seeds ovoid or kidney-shaped, brown, rough.

Tolerance - do not tolerate excess moisture and temperatures below 10 ° C.

Requirements - prefers sandy-loam soils, well-drained in full sun.

Propagation - by seeds, germineaza 12 ° C.

Diseases and pests - Pseudomonas syringae, pseudozoogloae bacterium, Erwinia carotovora, Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas solanacearum, P. aeruginosa.

Properties and Uses - the most popular items are cigarettes made from Nicotiana tabacum.


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