Table 14. Results of Chemical Analyses from 1985 Regional Burley Farm Test

  State
 
Entry KY
(6)
1
TN
(4)
VA
(3)
NC
(2)
OH
(2)
Avg.

Percent Total Alkaloids
VA 509 4.60 4.88 4.39 4.91 7.18 4.97
GR 136 4.59 4.68 4.10 4.18 6.35 4.68
KY 14 4.02 4.20 3.90 3.82 5.58 4.20
GR 131 4.71 4.95 4.87 4.66 6.42 4.99
NC 127 3.95 4.34 3.90 4.80 5.84 4.36
Percent Nicotine
VA 509 4.12 4.26 3.83 4.46 6.40 4.41
GR 136 4.00 4.12 3.60 3.68 5.64 4.11
KY 14 3.66 3.71 3.49 3.32 5.02 3.76
GR 131 4.05 3.90 3.66 3.76 5.68 4.10
NC 127 3.56 3.89 3.52 4.34 5.35 3.93
Average of controls = 4.08; acceptable range (15%) = 3.47-4.69.
Percent Secondary Alkaloids
VA 509 0.49 0.61 0.57 0.46 0.78 0.56
GR 136 0.60 0.57 0.50 0.50 0.72 0.58
KY 14 0.37 0.48 0.41 0.50 0.56 0.44
GR 131 0.66 1.05 1.22 0.90 0.76 0.89
NC 127 0.39 0.46 0.38 0.46 0.50 0.43
Ratio of Secondary to Total Alkaloids
VA 509 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.09 0.11 0.11
GR 136 0.13 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.11 0.12
KY 14 0.09 0.11 0.11 0.13 0.10 0.10
GR 131 0.14 0.21 0.25 0.19 0.12 0.18
NC 127 0.10 0.11 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.10
Total secondary alkaloids may not exceed 20% of the total alkaloid fraction.
Percent Total Nitrogen
VA 509 4.83 4.81 4.58 4.84 5.44 4.85
GR 136 4.57 4.82 4.41 4.64 5.02 4.66
KY 14 5.28 4.88 4.66 4.47 5.08 4.96
GR 131 4.84 4.80 4.54 4.62 5.14 4.79
NC 127 4.98 4.92 4.72 4.75 5.08 4.90
Average of controls = 4.90; acceptable range (10%) = 4.41-5.39.
1 Number of locations in each state in parentheses.