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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 24

    Development and evaluation of tobaccos engineered for high leaf-oil accumulation

    PERRY J.P.(1); HILDBRAND D.(2); YUAN L.(1); PETRIE J.(3); GREEN A.(3); LEITA B.(3)
    (1) University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (3) CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Canberra, Australia
    Demand for plant-derived oil (triacylglycerols, TAG) commodities is expected to more than double in coming decades due to increasing food oil requirements. Furthermore, the emerging shift to use renewable feedstock for fuels and industrial chemicals has ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 108

    In vitro cytotoxicity of aboriginal australian smokeless tobacco product ‘pituri’ compared to nicotine in human lung epithelial cells

    MOGHBEL N.; RYU B.; STEADMAN K.J.
    The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia
    Aboriginal people of central Australia use a range of Nicotiana species to make a smokeless tobacco product that they call ‘pituri’. Pituri is prepared by mixing dried leaves of wild tobacco plants with ash, usually from burned Acacia twigs, and macerated ...
  3. Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-2, p. 59-63. Tob. Sci, 1994, 38, p. 9-13, ISSN.0361-5693

    Nine years continuous tobacco monocropping compared with alternative cropping frequencies and sequences. Part 2. Effects on soil chemical properties

    LITTLEMORE J.; TONELLO P.E.; RASMUSSEN T.S.
    Quality Assurance Services, Standards Australia, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    Flue-cured tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum L., was grown on a granitic soil (Palestaulf) in Australia for 9 years. Crop rotation treatments for this study were continuous tobacco (1:1), tobacco grown every other year (1:2), and tobacco grown every fourth year ...
  4. Tob. Reporter, 1993, 120-11, p. 37-45. Tob. Sci, 1993, 37, p. 69-77, ISSN.0361-5693

    Factors influencing the irrigation efficiency of flue-cured tobacco grown in north Queensland, Australia

    TONELLO P.E.; PREGNO L.M.; WEEDEN B.R.
    Dept. of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
    A three-year study was begun in 1988 using commercial size (10-15 ha) flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) plantings within the Mareeba-Dimbulah Irrigation Area (MDIA) of north Queensland, Australia. This study aimed to determine the water ...
  5. Tob. Sci., 1991, 35, p. 79-84., ISSN.0082-4623

    Nine years continuous tobacco monocropping compared with alternative cropping frequencies and sequences. Part 1. Effect on leaf yield and quality

    LITTLEMORE J.; TONELLO P.E.; RASMUSSEN T.S.
    Dept. of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
    Flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) was grown on a granitic soil in Queensland for a total of 9 years. Following a pre-trial bedding in tobacco crop, an 8-year tobacco cropping rotation experiment with cropping frequencies of tobacco every one (1:1) ...
  6. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Vienna, 1984, p. 116, P16, ISSN.0525-6240

    Affinity of Torula yeast to chelating agents in improving infection potential of Peronospora hyoscyami in tobacco

    JOHNSON G.I.
    Dept. of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
    Spore germinability is an important variable influencing inoculum potential. Difficulty has been experienced in maintaining laboratory cultures of Peronospora hyoscyami by weekly transfer due to declining infection rates. This problem was overcome by the ...