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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 66

    Cover crop management for conservation tillage tobacco

    PEARCE B.(1); HARAMOTO E.(1); GOFF B.(1); ANDERSON J.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington KY USA; (2) Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Frankfort KY USA
    Cover crops provide a host of benefits including protection from soil erosion, scavenging of nutrients, suppression of weed growth, conservation of soil moisture, and the addition of organic matter to the soil. Historically tobacco growers have used cover ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 08

    Growth and nutrient uptake of Burley tobacco fertilized with alternative sources of potassium

    PEARCE B.(1); PAVULURI K.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) Sirius Minerals Plc, Scarborough, U.K.
    Burley tobacco has a relatively high requirement for potassium (K) with a typical crop removing over 250 kg K 2 O/ha. High levels of chloride (Cl) in the cured leaf can have a negative impact on cured leaf quality, limiting the amount of muriate of potash ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 113

    Influence of maleic hydrazide on transcriptome landscape of chemically topped Burley tobacco

    PATTANAIK S.; SINGH S.K.; RICHMOND M.; PEARCE B.; BAILEY A.; YUAN Ling
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Topping is a common agronomic practice in tobacco production by removing the top of each tobacco plants in an entire field. Topping stimulates proliferation of axillary shoots (a.k.a. suckers) that affects yield and leaf quality, thus requiring ...