Dark Air-Cured Virginia (DAC)
Popular name :
Growing areas : Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Okara and Vehari districts of Punjab Province.
Usage : Cigarettes
Area : 500 hectares(+)
Production : 1.5 M.Kg(+)
Soil types and season : Light loamy soils, February to August.
Production regulation : Production is made according to the demand of the Tobacco Companies.
Fixing crop size : The crop size is fixed after thoroughly publicizing the demand of the Tobacco Companies.
Nursery grower : The tobacco grower is also a nursery grower.
Construction of curing shed :
The crop is generally cured in the open field, however, rack curing of DAC tobacco is recommended for obtaining better quality.
Operation of curing shed :
The curing/rack curing shed is operated by the tobacco growers themselves.
Crop prospects :
The crop is used by tobacco companies for blending purposes.
Assistance to growers :
The latest technology is disseminated to the tobacco growers by the Board’s Research and Development staff.
Nicotine 0.8 to 1.2 per cent
Reducing sugar 1.0 to 3.0 per cent
Chloride 0.5 to 2.0 per cent.
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