Introductions to the Publications
The publications posted on this website were written by Ray DeBruhl and published in the mid 80's & 90’s when there was no research being conducted by our land grant universities on growing greenhouse tobacco plants. This researched was done by Transplant Systems and provided to its customers in the form of these growing manuals and papers.
The concept of growing greenhouse tobacco plants was not a practice that was approved by tobacco specialists in North Carolina. As a consequence growers had no help from agricultural extension service. Ray DeBruhl of Transplant Systems utilized his own experience working with some of the largest horticultural greenhouse facilities in the world, his academic background in agronomy and the research from leading horticultural universities to formulate the first agronomic growing program for Transplant Systems customers
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