1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP Sustainability Forum

    Agro-Phyto Sustainability Forum

    WILDE L.(1); PRIBIC V.(2); EVANS W.(3); ROYO E.(4); BARGIACCHI E.(5); COLARD S.(6)
    (1) twentyfifty Ltd, Frome, U.K.; (2) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Durban, South Africa; (4) Philip Morris International, Cape Town, South Africa; (5) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (6) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. Like other sectors, the tobacco and alternative product sectors are likely to impact most of the goals. Consequently, it is ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and Drug ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 13

    Genetic diversity of potato virus Y infecting tobacco in major tobacco growing fields in Northern Vietnam

    NGUYEN VAN C.(1); NGUYEN VAN D.(2); VAN LE S.(2)
    (1) Vietnam Tobacco Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam; (2) Vietnam Institute of Biotechnology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Potato virus Y (PVY) is the type member of genus Potyvirus and one of the most common species and most pernicious of Potyvirus. PVY has a wide host range and infects several important solanaceous crops, including potato, tomato and tobacco. In Vietnam, ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 15

    Effect of potato virus Y on growth, yield and chemical composition of flue-cured tobacco in Northern Vietnam

    NGUYEN VAN C.; HONG NGUYEN T.; THI DO T.
    Vietnam Tobacco Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant virus that causes significant losses to tobacco. PVY damage is severe in the tobacco growing provinces Lang Son and Bac Giang with disease rates from 10-45 %, with some areas infected 100 %. The objective of this study was ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 03

    Sponged tobacco: meteorological and altitude influence on curing methods in flue-cured systems in South Africa

    DU PLESSIS H.(1); ROOS H.J.(2)
    (1) Limpopo Tobacco Processors (Pty) Ltd, Rustenburg, South Africa; (2) Tobacco Producer, Rustenburg, South Africa
    Flue-cured tobacco in South Africa has over the years produced high amounts of sponged leaf, although the reaping of leaf was done at the correct physiological time. We asked if this was due to incorrect curing methods and due to meteorological influence ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 17

    Responses of flue-cured tobacco to the fertilisation of sulphur (SO4) in South Africa

    BOSHOFF H.J.
    Agricultural Research Council – Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    The objective of this study was to investigate the possible benefits of an increased supply of calcium on the yield, quality and chemical composition of flue-cured tobacco, specifically on soils that proportionally have a large amount of extractable ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 35

    Sustainable wood supply from natural forests and woodlands versus deforestation for alternative wood supplies

    GELDENHUYS C.J.
    Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Forest & Wood Science, Pretoria, South Africa
    Harvesting poles for construction of homes and fences had been a traditional practice for centuries in many parts of Africa. The need for poles of specific dimensions and form in the growing and curing of tobacco added to this pressure on the natural ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, PPOST 09

    Black shank resistance in air-cured tobacco - South Africa

    DE BEER M.C.; TERBLANCHE J.
    ARC, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    In the South African air-cured tobacco producing regions, black shank, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae var. nicotianae, is a major concern. The control of this disease is based only on crop rotation and chemical control by means of metalaxyl derivates. ...