1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 21

    Impact of genotype and management on nicotine concentration in Burley tobacco

    VANN M.C.; MACHACEK J.L.; CHEEK J.A.; SHORT M.M.; WHITLEY D.S.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Proposed standards from the US-FDA suggest that nicotine should be lowered to non-addictive concentrations in cigarettes (0.3 to 0.5 mg g-1). One such method for lowering nicotine in finished products is to source leaf material with...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 23

    Effects of genotype and cultural practices on flue-cured tobacco growth, development, and chemistry

    VANN M.C.; CHEEK J.A.; MACHACEK J.L.; WHITLEY D.S.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    The reintroduction of proposed nicotine standards by the US-FDA warrants further investigations of selected tobacco genotypes and management strategies that may reduce concentrations of the metabolite. To quantify these effects, research was...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 43

    Cigar wrapper response to nitrogen fertilizer rates in western North Carolina

    SHORT M.M.; VANN M.C.; CHEEK J.A.; MACHACEK J.L.; WHITLEY D.S.
    Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Cigar wrapper tobacco is a new and emerging cash crop in western North Carolina. To develop nitrogen (N) fertilizer recommendations, field trials were initiated in 2020 to quantify the impact of N application rate to cigar wrapper tobacco yield,...
  4. 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...