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  1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 66

    Tobacco-free campus initiative combined with carbon monoxide monitoring and counseling: quitting strategy for Kuwait College nursing student smokers

    OMU F.F.(1); AL-KANDARI I.(1); AL-MARZOUK R.(1); PAULRAJ D.(1); RAJAGOPAL M.(1); JOHN P.(1); OMU A.E.(2)
    (1) College of Nursing, The Public Authority for Applied Education & Training, Safat, Kuwait; (2) Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Background: Smoking cessation involves changing of unhealthy smoking habit which accounts for 63% of global deaths. This study was in response to the United Nations General Assembly Global Forum for Non-communicable Disease’s invitation to nurse ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 14

    Production characteristics of four Oriental tobacco lines resistant to black shank (Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae)

    DIMITRIESKI M.; MICESKA G.; KORUBIN-ALEKSOSKA A.
    University "St.Kliment Ohridski" - Bitola, Scientific Tobacco Institute - Prilep, Republic of Macedonia
    The aim of the investigation was to evaluate morphological, production and qualitative traits of four newly created fertile inbred lines and their resistance to black shank disease (Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae), compared to the susceptible ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Rovinj, 2009, APPOST 07

    Production properties of the new lines and varieties of Prilep tobacco resistant to powdery mildew

    MICESKA G.; DIMITRIESKI M.
    University ''St. Kliment Ohridski'' - Bitola, Macedonia
    Powdery mildew, caused by the pathogen Erysiphe cichoracearum D.C., is one of the earliest discovered diseases on tobacco in R. Macedonia. In humid and rainy summer conditions it often provokes severe losses, with 39% decrease in yield and 80% decrease in ...
  4. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2008, 23-2, p. 115-20., ISSN.0173-783X

    Evaluation of aroma in Oriental tobaccos as based on valeric acid gas chromatography

    DAGNON S.; TASHEVA R.; STOILOVA A.
    Inst. for Tobacco and Tobacco Products, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    Levels of valeric acids (isovaleric and 3-methylvaleric) in leaves and smoke of different tobacco types were quantified by capillary gas chromatography (GC) using flame ionization detector (FID). The aroma characteristics of the smoke were scored by ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 07

    Genetic improvement of Nicotiana tabacum by applying remote hybridization and biotechnological methods

    NIKOVA V.; IANCHEVA A.M.; VLADOVA R.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    Wild Nicotiana species possess a high potential of useful features. Interspecific hybridization is a very effective method for the introducing of desired characters into tobacco and achieving crop improvement. Its successful realization is limited due to ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 24

    Color and aroma of tobacco: a facilitated approach for their objective evaluation in Oriental tobaccos and for cultivar classification within Virginia and Oriental tobacco types

    DAGNON S.; EDREVA A.; VLADOVSKA A.
    Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institutes, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; D. Kostov Inst. of Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    In the routine practice the evaluation of colour and smoke aroma, major qualitative characteristics of tobacco, is mainly based on organoleptic estimates by expert panels, with this suffering from subjectivity, high costs and health hazards. We propose a ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 24

    Hybrid seed production in tobacco by using male sterile plants

    NIKOVA V.; NIKOLOV E.; IANCHEVA A.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria; Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Reg. Ctre for Scientific Investig. & Prod. of Tobacco, Haskovo, Bulgaria.
    The introduction of hybrid crop varieties has enabled spectacular growth in productivity owing to hybrid vigor and increased uniformity. To produce hybrid seeds, a pollination control system is required to prevent unwanted self-pollination. New ...