Grecian tobacco is grown from Turkish seed and closely resembles Turkish tobacco in character and uses.
Rhodesian-grown Turkish tobacco is already on the English market, as also various brands of tobacco from the Transvaal.
Flue-cured bright tobacco is principally produced, but sun-cured is also exported; and in1906-1907experiments with Turkish tobacco gave encouraging results.
The finest Turkish tobacco is grown in the district, and shipped to all parts of Europe and America, to the annual value of about 1,250,000.
The native tobacco plantations meet all the local demand, except for a small quantity of Turkish tobacco imported for the manufacture of special blends.