1. 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 ...
  2. 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, ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 24

    Evaluation of host suitability for meloidogyne species of rotational crops used in tobacco cultivation in South Africa

    VAN BILJON E.R.
    ARC, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    Crop rotation is the single most useful practice that can realistically be applied to annual and short- term perennial crops. It is also not uncommon for a single field to have several nematode species present that could have a limiting effect on a ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, APSSPT 02

    The implementation of integrated pest management on flue-cured tobacco cultivation in South Africa

    LUTTIG M.; GELDENHUIJS D.M.; VAN JAARSVELD E.; SCHOLTZ A.
    Lowveld Tobacco Growers Association, Nelspruit, South Africa
    The Lowveld Tobacco Growers Association (LTGA) has developed an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program as an alternative approach to chemical crop protection. The IPM program includes seedbed implementation as well as field applications. During 2003 we ...