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  1. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 21

    Impacts of lower-leaf removal timing, number, and nitrogen application to flue-cured tobacco

    VANN M.C.(1); FINCH C.E.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); WELLS R.(1); BROWN A.B.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Agricultural & Economic Resources, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    The removal and exclusion of lower-stalk tobacco from harvest continues to be encouraged in North Carolina. Previous research efforts have been focused on the simultaneous practices of topping and leaf removal. Very little information has been...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 24

    Economic factors influencing lower leaf removal decisions

    BLALOCK C.(1); VANN M.C.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); BROWN A.B.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Agricultural & Economic Resources, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    With a current global over-supply of flue-cured tobacco, tobacco producers in North Carolina have been encouraged to remove the lowermost leaves prior to harvest due to their low value in manufactured products. In field trials, the removal of four or...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 61

    Lower leaf removal to reduce lower stalk grades of flue-cured tobacco

    FISHER L.R.(1); VANN M.C.(1); INMAN M.D.(1); BROWN A.B.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    At present, interest has been expressed by the tobacco industry in regards to lower leaf removal programs designed to eliminate lower stalk grades (Priming and Lug) in flue-cured tobacco. Research was conducted in North Carolina to evaluate removal...