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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 29

    Variable rate irrigation in South Carolina flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    Extended periods of drought are not uncommon in the flue-cured tobacco production area of South Carolina during the growing season. Timely application of sufficient volumes of water during critical phases of crop development can have a dramatic impact on ...
  2. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 42

    Solar assisted curing in flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; REED T.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The objective of this study was to assess the relative efficiency of a prototype solar flue-curing barn that utilizes heat collected in a plenum around the outer metal wall of the barn to preheat the air going into the barn and burner. Part of this ...
  3. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 43

    Curing efficiency studies with Bulk-Tobac systems in South Carolina

    GOODEN D.T.; BARNES M.; BREEL J.; JOHNSON B.; JOHNSON W.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The objective of this study was to compare the efficiency of Bulk-Tobac tobacco curing systems in South Carolina. Studies were conducted on different barn types at two locations over two years. At location 1, three DeCloet barns were used for comparison; ...
  4. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 68

    Management of tobacco budworm and tobacco hornworm in tobacco in South Carolina

    REAY-JONES F.P.F.; FORTNUM B.A.; GOODEN D.T.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506, USA
    Tobacco budworm (TBW), Heliothis virescens F. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and tobacco hornworm (THW), Manduca sexta L. (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), are consistent pests of tobacco in South Carolina. Trials were conducted at the Pee Dee Research and Education ...
  5. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 18

    Curing efficiency as affected by various heat exchangers on flue-cured tobacco barns in South Carolina

    GOODEN D.T.; BETT R.; JOHNSON B.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    This study compared the impact of different heat exchangers on curing efficiency in South Carolina. Studies were conducted in Georgetown County in 2010, in 2010 and 2011 in Marion County, and from 2009-2011 in Horry County. Studies were conducted on the ...
  6. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 19

    The impact of adding additional insulation to flue-cured tobacco barns

    BETT R.; GOODEN, D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The objective of this work was to measure potential curing efficiency improvements by adding additional insulation to flue-cured tobacco barns. Studies were conducted at four locations in 2008. At two locations, old barns with no sidewall insulation were ...
  7. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 21

    Solar-assisted curing in flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; REED T.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The first objective of this study was to develop a sound methodology for assessing the relative efficiency of a prototype curing barn that utilized solar heat collected in a plenum around the outside of the barn in lieu of side wall insulation. Part of ...
  8. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 49

    Application methods for MH, contacts, and flumetralin

    FISHER L.R.(1); STEWART A.M.(1); PRIEST J.A.(1); WHITLEY D.S.(1); VANN M.C.(1); MOORE J.M.(2); GOODEN D.T.(3); REED T.D.(4)
    (1) North Carolina State University, NC USA; (2) University of Georgia, GA USA; (3) Clemson University, SC USA; (4) Virginia Tech., VA USA
    Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2012-1-0457 FISHER L.R. STEWART A.M. PRIEST J.A. WHITLEY D.S. VANN M.C. MOORE J.M. GOODEN D.T. REED T.D. English NCSU University of Georgia Clemson University Virginia Tech 45th TWC, Tob. Work. ...
  9. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 59

    Management of tobacco budworm and tobacco hornworm in flue-cured tobacco in South Carolina

    REAY-JONES F.P.F.; FORTNUM B.A.; GOODEN D.T.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506 USA
    Tobacco budworm (TBW), Heliothis virescens F. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and tobacco hornworm (THW), Manduca sexta L. (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), are consistent pests of tobacco in South Carolina. Trials were conducted at the Pee Dee Research and Education ...
  10. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 82

    Functional avrA gene in Ralstonia solanacearum can elicit a cross protection reaction in mechanically transmitted bacterial wilt

    FORTNUM B.A.; PETERSON P.D.; ROBERTSON A.; GOODEN D.T.
    Dept. of Entomology, Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Clemson University, Florence, SC 29506 USA
    Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is an extremely damaging disease of flue-cured tobacco and can be spread mechanically on farm machinery. Tobacco roots contain naturally occurring resistance genes to the tomato strain of R. solanacearum. ...