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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 29Subpart C → §29.2436


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 29—TOBACCO INSPECTION
Subpart C—Standards


§29.2436   Wrappers (A Group).

This group consists of leaves usually grown at or above the center portion of the stalk. Cured leaves of the A group show a low percentage of injury affecting wrapper yield. Wrappers are high in oil, very elastic, and have a smooth leaf surface.

U.S. gradesGrade names and specifications
A1FChoice Medium-brown Wrappers.
         Medium body, ripe, firm, rich in oil, elastic, strong, bright finish, deep color intensity, broad, 95 percent uniform, and 5 percent injury tolerance.
A2FFine Medium-brown Wrappers.
         Medium body, ripe, firm, rich in oil, elastic, strong, clear finish, deep color intensity, spready, 90 percent uniform, and 10 percent injury tolerance.
A1DChoice Dark-brown Wrappers.
         Heavy, ripe, firm, rich in oil, elastic, strong, bright finish, deep color intensity, broad, 95 percent uniform, and 5 percent injury tolerance.
A2DFine Dark-brown Wrappers.
         Heavy, ripe, firm, rich in oil, elastic, strong, clear finish, deep color intensity, spready, 90 percent uniform, and 10 percent injury tolerance.

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