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published: 07 Apr 2006 last updated: 11 Aug 2014
N. tabacum is a native of tropical and subtropical America.
N. tabacum is sensitive to temperature, air, ground humidity and the type of land. Temperatures of 20 to 30°C are best for adequate growth; an atmospheric humidity of 80 to 85% and soil without a high level of nitrogen are also optimal.
It is commercially cultivated worldwide.
- Other (Industrial)
Nicotiana tabacum is the plant that is cultivated as the principal source of tobacco.