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Seed production


The Tobacco Board offers the following services and facilities to registered tobacco growers.

  • A guaranteed market at pre-determined prices
  • Free extension and advisory services
  • Issue of Seedbed and Annual Plantation Certificates, free of charge
  • Provision of seeds, free of charge
  • Provision of interest-free loans for the repairs of barns and sheds, purchase of equipment and other labour saving devices
  • Provision of interest-free credit facilities for the purchase of fertilizers and other chemicals used in the production of leaf tobacco.



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Seed Production

The production of tobacco seeds in Mauritius

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