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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 29Subpart C → §29.6081


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


§29.6081   Elements of quality and degrees of each element.

These standardized words or terms are used to describe tobacco quality and to assist in interpreting grade specifications. Tobacco attributes or characteristics which constitute quality are designated as elements of quality. The range within each element is expressed by the use of words or terms designated as degrees. These degrees are arranged to show their relative value, but the actual value of each degree varies with type and group.

ElementsDegrees
BodyHeavyMediumThin.
MaturityImmatureMatureRipe.
Leaf structureCloseFirmOpen.
ElasticityInelasticSemielasticElastic.
Strength (tensile)WeakNormalStrong.
WidthNarrow......doSpready.
Length(1)(1)(1)
Uniformity(2)(2)(2)
Injury tolerance(2)(2)(2)

1Expressed in inches.

2Expressed in percentages.

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