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Nicotiana rustica

Common Name(s): Wild tobacco
Family: Solanaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 90 to 120 (days)
Abs.Max=104° (F)    Opt.Max=86° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=50° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 28 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.5 to 6
Soil Texture/Type: Light textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Bright
Prefers soils of medium depth and high fertility.
Crop not found in disease search.
Social - smoking, Pesticide - pest control
Tropical-wet and dry, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Western South America
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