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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 28

    Identification of the genes underlying the yellow Burley phenotype in Nicotiana tabacum

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); HUMPHRY M.E.(2); EDWARDS K.D.(2); KERNODLE S.P.(1)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Crop Science Department, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) British American Tobacco Company, Cambridge, U.K.
    The primary distinguishing characteristic of cultivars of the Burley tobacco market class is their high degree of chlorophyll deficiency, particularly on stems, stalks, and midveins, which becomes accentuated during plant maturation. This ‘yellow...