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  1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 03

    Evaluation of NCDA boron sufficiency ranges for flue-cured tobacco

    JERNIGAN C.(1); HARDY D.H.(1); HICKS K.A.(1); McGINNIS M.S.(1); FISHER L.R.(2); VANN M.C.(2)
    (1) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Boron (B) is an essential micronutrient for optimum plant growth of flue-cured tobacco and is required in trace amounts (<1.0 lb B/acre). Since use of premium tobacco fertilizer grades that contain trace amounts of B are not typical in today’s...
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 08

    Evaluation of three transgenic varieties compared to three conventional varieties for low alkaloid production with three nitrogen variables

    CHEEK J.A.; VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Nicotine is one of the most studied and scrutinized plant secondary metabolites. Its concentration in tobacco products now falls under the jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration and it has been speculated that increased regulation might...