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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 07

    The effect of chloride application rate to the yield, quality, and chemistry of flue-cured tobacco

    PACE C.R.; VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.; SEAGROVES R.; HARDY D.H.
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Applications of chloride (Cl-) to tobacco are generally discouraged due to the negative effects the anion can have to yield, quality, and smoke flavor/aroma. Despite the negative effects associated with Cl- application, unintentional applications of the ...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 09

    Evaluation of NCDA&CS boron sufficiency ranges for flue-cured tobacco

    JERNIGAN C.H.(1); HARDY D.H.(1); HICKS K.A.(1); McGINNIS M.S.(1); FISHER L.R.(2); VANN M.C.(2)
    (1) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Boron (B) is an essential micronutrient for optimum plant growth of flue-cured tobacco and is required in trace amounts (<1.0 lb B/acre). Since use of premium tobacco fertilizer grades that contain trace amounts of B are not typical in today’s ...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 17

    Organic transplant production: an evaluation of nitrogen fertility programs

    VANN M.C.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); SEAGROVES R.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA
    Organic tobacco production in North Carolina has increased in recent years. Despite increasing interest, little is known regarding the appropriate management of organic nitrogen sources in a seedling float system. Research was conducted to evaluate three ...
  4. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 18

    Evaluations of float water aeration in organic transplant production

    FISHER L.R.(1); VANN M.C.(1); SEAGROVES R.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA
    At present, the effects of float bed aeration in the production of organic tobacco seedlings are not known. Research was conducted to evaluate two organic nitrogen fertilizer programs and their effects to float water nutrient concentration and seedling ...
  5. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 29

    The effect of leaf removal number and subsequent nitrogen application on yield, quality, and value

    FINCH C.E.; VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.; WELLS R.; BROWN A.B.
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Research was conducted in North Carolina to quantify the impact of the number of leaves removed at topping and the subsequent application of four rates of liquid nitrogen. At topping, either 0, 4, or 8 leaves were removed from the lower stalk positions of ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 09

    Chloride application: effects to nutrient assimilation, agronomic performance, and cured leaf chemistry of flue-cured tobacco

    VANN M.C.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); INMAN M.D.(1); HARDY D.H.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Agronomic Division, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Chloride (Cl-) application in excess of 34 kg ha-1 has generally been discouraged in the production of U.S. flue-cured tobacco, due to the negative effects the nutrient can have on cured leaf yield, quality, and smoke sensory. However, fertilizer blending ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 16

    Flue-cured tobacco tip leaf yield, quality, value, and color distribution as influenced by cultivar and harvest schedule

    VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.; INMAN M.D.; WHITLEY D.S.; SEAGROVES R.W.; BARNES K.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Changes in consumer preference and export strategy strongly influence the buying practices of tobacco leaf dealers and cigarette manufacturers. In current times, a dark-colored (orange to red) style of flue-cured tobacco is preferred over a brighter style ...