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Influence of nitrogen fertilization rate and alleles at the yellow burley loci on TSNA formation in air-cured tobacco.
(1) Crop Science Dept., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA; (2) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
TSNA formation is influenced by alkaloid levels and the availability of nitrosating agents. Tobacco types differ in their potential for TSNA accumulation due to genetic and agronomic factors. Highest TSNA concentrations are typically exhibited by...