Comparative Analysis on Qualities of Tobacco from Xingshan of Hubei and that from Abroad
LI Jian-ping et al(Tobacco Institute of Hubei Province,Wuhan,Hubei 430030)
[Objective]The aim was to provide the theoretical basis for the correct and objective evaluation on the quality of Xingshan tobacco.[Method]With K326 from Xingshan tobacco exemplary base that produced in 2004-2006 and tobacco from Zimbabwe as the materials,their appearance quality,physical properties,routine chemical components and sensory quality were compared.[Result]The maturity of K326 was close to that of tobacco from Zimbabwe,and its oil and chroma were close to those of tobacco from Zimbabwe increasingly,its filling value was higher than that of tobacco from Zimbabwe.The nicotine content of K326 was in the suitable range and it showed decreasing trend in 3 years.The contents of total nitrogen,reducing sugar and K in K326 were close to those of tobacco from Zimbabwe.The differencees of quality and volume of aroma of K326 with those of tobacco from Zimbabwe were decreased gradually.The offensive and irritancy of K326 was close to those of tobacco from Zimbabwe.[Conclusion]The quality of tobacco from Xingshan of Hubei was increased yearly,and some indexes of it was close to or met the need of requirement on exported tobacco.
【CateGory Index】： S572