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LOPEZ, María del C; ESPINO, E and GARCIA, H. CAPERO-1: PRIMER HÍBRIDO ANDROESTÉRIL COMERCIAL DE TABACO NEGRO CUBANO (Nicotiana tabacum L.). cultrop [online]. 2008, vol.29, n.1, pp. 51-51. ISSN 0258-5936.
A Cuban black tobacco hybrid with cytoplasmic male sterility, high agricultural yields, resistance to the main diseases and a good organoleptic quality was obtained at the Tobacco Research Institute of Cuba, by means of hybridization. Its appropriate agricultural performance has been validated in different tobacco-growing zones and its organoleptic quality fits Cuban black tobacco pattern, which permits to be commercially used for raw material production to manufacture the worldly-known ‘Havana Cigars’
Keywords : plant breeding; cytoplasmic male sterility; disease resistance; Nicotiana tabacum; fitomejoramiento; esterilidad masculina citoplasmática; resistencia a la enfermedad; Nicotiana tabacum.