1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 52

    Biological control of soil borne diseases in tobacco

    REDDY BSR.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Limited, Research Department, Agri Business Division-ILTD, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Biotic stress components are one of the limiting factors for productivity in tobacco in India. Fusarium wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp nicotianae (Mysore region) and Black shank caused by Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae (Northern...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 15

    Fertigation of flue-cured tobacco with a combination of water soluble and straight fertilisers, for enhancing nitrogen and potassium use efficiency

    MAHESH M.N.V.A.; RAMAKRISHNA B.; MANI M.; SRINIVAS P.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Nutrient application through drip irrigation (fertigation) with water soluble fertilisers, is an established practice to achieve nutrient use efficiency in flue-cured tobacco production. However, there has been a steady price escalation and erratic...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 65

    Management of Orobanche in flue-cured tobacco in India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Orobanche (Orobanche cernua Loefl.) is a serious root parasite infesting tobacco roots in Northern Light Soil (NLS), Traditional and Mysore tobacco growing regions of India. The yield losses were ranging from 30-70% and plants show the symptoms of...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 84

    Developing genetic elements including DNA promoters and vectors to modify the plant genome, including tobacco, using a CRISPR-Cas9-sgRNA genome editing system

    MAITI I.B.(1); SAHOO D.K.(1); DEY N.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA; (2) Department of Gene Function and Regulation, Institute of Life Sciences, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Nalco Square, Chandrasekherpur, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
    We have created a series of DNA promoters useful for expressing foreign genes in transgenic plants. We have also designed and constructed a small and highly efficient binary Ti vector, pSiM24, for transformation of higher plant cells. We reduced the...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SSPT 19

    Determination of total alkaloids as nicotine in tobacco by continuous flow analyzer using stable and safer reagents

    MEHTA S.K.; RAJESH B.J.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.
    ITC R&D Center, Tobacco and Tobacco Products Laboratory, Bangalore, India
    ISO 15152:2003 describes analysis of total alkaloids as nicotine (TNA) in tobacco using continuous flow analyzer. It is based on the measurement of the colour complex generated by the reaction of cyanogen chloride and nicotine alkaloids. Cyanogen...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 25

    Carbon Isotope Discrimination (Δ13C) technique to measure the effect of irrigation methods on Photosynthetic Efficiency (PE) and Water Use Efficiency (WUE) in tobacco

    BINDUMADHAVA H.; SHESHSHAYEE M.S.; UDAYAKUMAR M.; MANI M.; SRINIVAS P.
    University of Agricultural Sciences, Dept. of Crop Physiology, GKVK, Bangalore, India.
    Improving water mining from deeper layers of the soil, efficiency of water use (WUE) and moisture conservation plays a vital role in sustaining and enhancing crop productivity. Tobacco, being a fast growing plant species with large transpirational...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, A 08

    Management of water resources and biomass accumulation characteristics in flue-cured tobacco with micro irrigation

    SRINIVAS P.; REDDY B.S.R.; MANI M.; DEO SINGH K.
    ITC - ILTD Division, Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry, India.
    Flue-cured tobacco is grown in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh in 20,000 hectares during Rabi Season i.e, between October to March under irrigated conditions. Check Basin System of surface irrigation method is followed for irrigating the...