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ichang
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A grade of North China fermented tea"

ichiban-cha
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "Japanese for 'first tea,' or first plucking"

imperial
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A make of rolled Ceylon, China or India green tea of a round, bold character; made from older leaves after the gunpowder leaves or sifted out"

imperials
As defined by: A Time For Tea
   "Chinese name for green tea somewhat like gunpowders, but made of older leaf"

indicator plants
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "Plants which will grow only on a specific type of soil; by their presence they indicate that the soil is suitable for the crops with the same soil requirement"

infilling
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "The operation of replacing vacant sites in a field of tea with new plants"

intercropping
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "Growing a second, or more crops within the spaces between the main crop"

irregular
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "mixed"

As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Uneven whole leaf grades"

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