Sun Cured Rustica Tobacco (White Patta)

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Popular name :
Chelum Tobacco, Mulki Tobacco, Naswar Tobacco.
 
   
 
 
  Growing areas :
Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshera and Swabi districts of NWFP.
 
   
 
 
  Area : 5500 hectares (+)  
       
  Production : 11.0 M.Kg (+)  
       
  Usage : Chelum, Naswar and Cigrarettes  
       
  Soil type and
crop season :
Loamy soil.
December to May
 
   
 
 
  Production regulation :
Production is variable.
 
   
 
 
  Fixing crop size :
Depends upon the interest of growers, previous year prices, etc.
 
   
 
 
  Nursery grower :
The tobacco grower is also nursery grower.
 
   
 
 
  Crop prospects :
It is an important cash crop for tobacco growers for centuries.
 
   
 
 
  Assistance to the growers :
The growers are advised for production of better yield and quality tobacco by the Board