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  1. 49th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2020, abstr. 13

    Lower-leaf removal programs for flue-cured tobacco production in North Carolina

    COGGINS T.; VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.; WELLS R.; BROWN A.B.; FINCH C.E.
    North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service - Davidson County, Lexington, NC USA
    Sluggish demand for lower-stalk positions has prompted consideration for de-lugging programs in North Carolina. The agronomic impact of these leaf removal systems has not been fully reported. The objective of this research was to compare lower-leaf...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...