CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Suzhou, 1999, AP40
Influence of curing procedures and nornicotine potential on TSNA formation in three varieties of dark tobaccos
SEITA, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
Due to their genotype and curing mode, air-cured tobaccos usually have a higher content in tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) than Virginia flue-cured varieties. Two studies were conducted at the Bergerac Institute in 1996 and 1997 to measure the...