1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 33

    Cigar wrapper production in Zimbabwe: an overview of past, present and future prospects

    MUKOYI F.(1); MAGAMA F.(1); EDMONDSON A.(2); GUILD L.(3); GARWE D.(1)
    (1) Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe; (2) Von Eicken, Lübeck, Germany; (3) Mapeto Farm, Burma Valley, Zimbabwe
    The cigar wrapper tobacco type was once grown in Zimbabwe in the early 1950s in a project that was championed by British American Tobacco (BAT). However, production was stifled owing to viability challenges coupled with loss of interest from growers. ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 36

    Mutations of phytochelatin synthase (PCS) genes by CRISPR/Cas9 reduce accumulation of cadmium in tobacco leaves

    SEO H.S.; LEE Y.G.; KIM K.C.; OH K.H.; JEON E.Y.; NA W.H.; LEE J.H.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    Cadmium (Cd) is classified as a Class 1 “known human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Cd accumulation in crop plants including tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) can lead to human exposure. Cd is a non-essential heavy metal ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 03

    The effect of socio-economic inequalities: modelling of population health impact of introducing reduced-risk tobacco products into Germany

    RYTSAR R.(1); DJURDJEVIC S.(1); NUSSBAUM A.(2); KAUL A.(3,4); BENNEWITZ E.(3,4)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Philip Morris GmbH, Gräfelfing, Germany; (3) Saarland University, Department of Economics, Saarbrücken, Germany; (4) IPE Institute for Policy Evaluation, Frankfurt, Germany
    Education, income and occupation are the most commonly used descriptors of social inequalities in health. The socio-economic status (SES) of individuals (or groups of individuals) has proven to be important when describing and understanding smoking ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 08

    Effects of smoking parameters on aerosol delivery of next generation of Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs)

    JIN S.J.; LIM G.H.; SHIN G.W.; SHIN S.H.; LEE J.M.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    In recent years there have been many changes in the cigarette market. Cigarette users are accepting novel products along with conventional cigarettes. These novel products are sometimes referred to as next generation products (NGPs), and include items ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 09

    The ABOUT™ Toolbox: toward the development of consumer-reported outcome measures that matter

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.(1); BACSO A.(1); CLERC E.(1); MAINY N.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ACQUADRO C.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); CANO S.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(6)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    Tobacco harm reduction promotes the substitution of reduced-risk products (RRPs) for cigarettes by adult smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke, while preventing RRP initiation among non-users. To operationalize this public health strategy, there ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 11

    Development and validation of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument to assess perceived dependence on tobacco and nicotine products

    AFOLALU E.(1); CHREA C.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); ABETZ-WEBB L.(3); CANO S.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ROSE J.(5)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (4) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (5) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The development of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument was initiated to enable assessment of perceived dependence associated with the use of different tobacco and nicotine products (TNPs) and in users of multiple TNPs. We initially developed a ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 17

    Comparison of in vitro toxicity of heated tobacco products and combustible cigarettes

    JANG M.; PARK C.H.; YOO J.H.; GWAK H.M.; SOHN H.O.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    In recent years, the paradigm of the tobacco industry has been changing with the development of heated tobacco products (HTPs) that have a similar taste to cigarettes but significantly reduce the amount of smoke components. The purpose of this study was ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 22

    Study of combustion patterns for ignition propensity test using several kinds of substrates and cigarettes

    LEE D.H.; KIM Y.S.; SHIN H.J.; LEE M.Y.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    The ignition propensity of cigarettes can be measured in accordance with ISO 12863:2010. It recommends the use of Whatman No. 2 filter paper as a substrate. Actually most laboratories use this filter paper and there may be a need to replace Whatman No. 2 ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 23 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    Functional filter plug wrap paper for control of the thermal energy of the aerosol from heated tobacco products (HTPs)

    LINDNER M.; LEICHSENRING N.
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) Hauni Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    Next generation products, which include all kinds of e-vapour items as well as heated tobacco products (HTPs or “heat sticks”), have successfully entered the tobacco market in addition to conventionally combustible cigarettes. From the basic geometrical ...