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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 03

    Organic insect management tools for key tobacco pests in flue cured tobacco

    TOENNISSON T.A.; BURRACK H.J.
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7634, Raleigh, NC 27695-7634, USA
    Organic tobacco production is a growing segment of the tobacco industry in North Carolina. However, little research has been done on organic methods for controlling tobacco pests. We performed field trials at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station ...
  2. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 70

    TSWV incidence in tobacco is influenced by weather over multiple years due to effects on thrips and abundance of virus sources

    CHAPPELL T.M.; BURRACK H.J.; KENNEDY G.G.
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State Univeristy, Campus Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA
    Study of TSWV in tobacco shows that weather a year in advance of cropping has an effect on disease incidence. This effect is apparently due to the dependence of TSWV incidence on the presence of virus in the landscape leading to the time of cropping. We ...