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Book Description How to Grow Your Own Tobacco covers everything you need to know to plant, harvest and dry your own tobacco including troubleshooting for pests and diseases. Author and horticulturist, Ray French summarizes the history of growing tobacco and the current commercial methods that use chemical additives, while also offering the benefits of organically grown and chemical free tobacco.??Ray also includes information on varieties and grades of tobacco, seed starting techniques, and suggestions for growing in containers all in this handy guide. ? Read more From the Back Cover ?Are you one of the millions of current smokers in the world? If so, then you know the risks?we don?t have to explain that. But if you choose to smoke, wouldn?t you rather smoke something that has been grown with the fewest chemical applications possible??Consider these points:Growing and curing tobacco for personal use is legal.Tobacco products are one of the most heavily regulated and taxed in the United States.A single tobacco plant can yield enough leaf to produce as many as 100 cigarettes!Tobacco keeps extremely well for years.It?s easy; If you can grow a tomato (or anything else), you can grow tobacco.By growing your own, you will know exactly what has been applied to it during growing and curing?because that?s under your control.?So what are you waiting for? You can grow your own tobacco, from seed to smoke.? Read more See all Editorial Reviews