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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, AP 15 (adjourned)

    Ethylene stimulation on nicotine to nornicotine conversion in Burley tobacco

    SHI H.; FANNIN F.F.; BURTON H.R.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nicotine and nornicotine are the two principal alkaloids in cultivated tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) with more than 95% of the total alkaloid often being nicotine and 3.5% or less being nornicotine. In some plants a substantial amount of nicotine may be ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, AP 17

    Influence of variety and location on the accumulation of tobacco specific nitrosamines in air-cured burley tobacco

    BURTON H.R.; MILLER R.D.; DYE N.; CHILDS G.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    In recent years there has been a continued interest in understanding the role of curing on the accumulation of tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in air-cured tobacco. Previous studies have shown TSNA accumulation occurs between the second and fourth ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, AP 32

    Studies of barn and field curing environments on TSNA formation in burley tobacco

    DUNCAN G.A.; BUSH L.P.; BURTON H.R.; MONTROSS M.; CALVERT J.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, USA.
    The formation of tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) in various tobaccos has become a topic of importance in recent years. The significant formation of TSNAs in burley tobacco occurs after the yellowing phase of curing and is dependent on several ...