National Geographic : 1929 Oct
Photograph courtesy U.S.Department ofAgriculture MUCH MANCHURIAN TOBACCO IS GROWN FROM AMERICAN SEED Though not exported, Chinese farmers, especially about Antung, grow tobacco for local use. The leafisvery coarse. Toimprove thecrop, the South Manchuria Railway conducts an experimental tobacco farm. It also distributes American yellow tobacco seed tofarmers, supervises cultivation, and markets the crop in Mukden. This crop is drying in a field near Harbin.