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Why black plum has a smell so much resembling tobacco? What substance does determine it? Can it be used for tobacco replacement?

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put on hold as primarily opinion-based by Chris, Bez, user137, Cornelius, MattDMo Nov 24 at 19:38

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Here's a more general question that may have some bearing on it: Are similar smells usually based on similar chemicals? –  Oreotrephes Dec 20 '13 at 20:58