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  1. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, AP 23

    Overview of tobacco variety evolution in France 1989-2005 and impact to the raw matter characteristics

    VERRIER J.L.; MANDON A.; AMAN J.L.; JUBELY J.; BARDON J.C.; LUCIANI A.; DELON R.
    Altadis - Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
    From 1989 to 2005, the French tobacco crop evolved dramatically. A near complete disappearance of dark air-cured types was accompanied by a substantial increase in flue-cured and Burley. Varieties from foreign origin were lacking appropriate adaptation ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, AP 08

    Breeding contribution to GAP: impact of new flue-cured and burley varieties on the optimisation of input use for tobacco leaf production in France

    VERRIER J.L.; MANDON A.; PELUYET B.; CAILLETEAU B.
    Altadis - Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
    Up to the generalisation of resistant varieties, the black root rot disease caused by Thielaviopsis basicola (Chalara elegans) and the veinal necrosis caused by the virus PVY were the most important threats on tobacco in France. In order to lessen the ...