Cuba Extends New Tobacco Variety

HAVANA TIMES, March 25 — Cuba will extend in its tobacco plantations a new variety of this plant known as Corojo 2006, more resistant to plagues, created in the Tobacco Experimental Station of the western province of Pinar del Río, reported IPS. That region is known in the world for the quality of its tobacco leafs, used to make the famous Havana cigars.