CHEWING TOBACCOS RUSTICA TOBACCO [CALCUTTA]

1.Planting October to November
   
2.Marketing April to June
   
3.Production in Gujarat
   
4.Physical Characteristics The primed leaf is sun-cured and later bulked
  The leaf is medium to heavy bodied and greenish
  brown to dark brown in colour.
  Also called Calcutta tobacco.
5.Chemical Characteristics
    Total Nitrogen % 3.5 - 5.0
    Nicotine 3.0 - 6.0

Economic use : Used as Chewing tobacco, hookah tobacco for tobacco sheet making, for kreteks in Indonesia, pipe miztures and cigarette blending to some extent.