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  1. 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...
  2. 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...