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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...