Indian History

Tobacco

Tobacco: India stands third place in the production of tobacco. It is used in the production beedi, cigarettes, hukka and snuff. It is also consumed directly.

This is a tropical crop, which requires a temperature of 21° to 27° C. and moderate rainfall with average 50 cms. Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra are important producers of tobacco.

China is in the first place in the world in producing Tobacco. Brazil is in the second place in the world in producing Tobacco.22. India is in third place in producing Tobacco in the world.23.

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