Popular name : Burley
|Growing areas :||Dir and Swat districts in NWFP|
|Area :||900 hectares(+)|
|Soil types and crop season :||Sandy to sandy loam soil.
March to October.
|Production regulation :||Production is regulated according to the demand.|
|Fixing crop size :||The crop size is fixed after thoroughly publicizing the demand of the Tobacco Companies.|
|Nursery grower :||The burley tobacco grower is also a nursery grower.|
|Construction of curing shed :||Conventional curing sheds are constructed by growers/skilled persons.|
|Operation of shed :||The curing sheds are operated by tobacco growers themselves.|
|Crop prospects :||It is used by tobacco companies in small quantities for blending purposes.|
|Assistance to growers :||
The Board has established a Research Station on Burley tobacco for education and practical demonstration of latest technology to the growers in the area.
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