1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 33

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

    PACE C.R.(1); VANN M.C.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); SEAGROVES R.(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 rates that exceed 33.6 kg/ha are generally discouraged in the production of flue-cured tobacco due to the negative effects the micronutrient can impart to yield, quality, and smoke flavor/aroma. Despite the negative effects...