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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 03

    Organic insect management tools for key tobacco pests in flue cured tobacco

    TOENNISSON T.A.; BURRACK H.J.
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7634, Raleigh, NC 27695-7634, USA
    Organic tobacco production is a growing segment of the tobacco industry in North Carolina. However, little research has been done on organic methods for controlling tobacco pests. We performed field trials at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station...
  2. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 09

    Effects of excessive heat during curing on TSNA levels in dark fire-cured tobacco

    PITT W.D.; BAILEY W.A.
    University of Tennessee, Highland Rim Research & Education Center, 3181 Experiment Station Road, Springfield, TN 37172, USA
    Experiments were conducted at the Highland Rim Research & Education Center near Springfield TN in 2011 to 2013 to evaluate the effects of excessive temperatures during fire-curing on TSNAs in dark fire-cured tobacco. Two identical barns were...
  3. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 11

    Effect of maturity and field wilting method on TSNA in dark fire-cured tobacco

    RODGERS J.C.; BAILEY W.A.; HILL R.A.
    University of Kentucky, Research & Education Center, 1205 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY 42445, USA
    Field experiments were conducted at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center near Princeton KY in 2013 to evaluate the effect of crop maturity and use of burlap during field wilting on TSNA in dark fire-cured tobacco. Trials...
  4. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 12

    The effect on TSNAS of cutting and housing wet tobacco

    JACK A.M.; FISHER C.R.; JI H.; BUSH L.P.
    Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center, University of Kentucky, 202B KTRDC Building, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    The objective of this study was to test our recommendation to growers not to cut or house wet tobacco. The design was a split-split plot, with two cutting treatments, (1) cut wet (2) cut dry; four housing treatments, (1) protected indoors on a...
  5. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 13

    Preliminary evaluation of curing environment and TSNA accumulation within dark air-cured tobacco

    RICHMOND M.D.; BAILEY W.A.; PEARCE R.C.
    University of Kentucky Research & Education Center, 1205 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY, USA
    Significant variability in cured leaf TSNA content is commonly observed when sampling within dark air-curing barns. This variability may be due to inconsistency in the curing environment within different areas of the barn. A graduate student study...
  6. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 28

    How do agronomic managements affect Burley tobacco air-cured leaf yield and chemistry?

    ZOU Congming.; PEARCE R.C.; GROVE J.H.; ZELEZNIK J.M.; COYNE M.S.
    University of Kentucky, 1405 Veterans Drive (Office: 0319), Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Individual agronomic management effects on burley tobacco air-cured leaf yield and chemistry have been well studied. However, the basic and common mechanism of these agronomic management’s effects, such as N fertilization rate, cropping and tillage...
  7. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 29

    Variable rate irrigation in South Carolina flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    Extended periods of drought are not uncommon in the flue-cured tobacco production area of South Carolina during the growing season. Timely application of sufficient volumes of water during critical phases of crop development can have a dramatic...