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Moonsoon Burley

On an average, India produces 30 million kilograms of varied styles of burley tobacco under different
agro-climatic zones. Expansion of cultivation in new areas is under way to meet the growing export demand.

  • July first week to August second week
  • November to January

  Physical Characteristics  
  Color : Tan to Brown
  Leaf size : Medium to Large
  Pore Volume (ml/gram) : 0.18 to 0.28
  Filling Value (cc/gram) : 5.0 to 6.2

 Chemical Characteristics  
  Nicotine :
1.20 to 2.50
  Reducing Sugars : 0.50 to 1.20
  Chloride (%) : 0.10 to 0.30
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