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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 24

    No evidence of claimed nicotine pollution in an intensively Kentucky tobacco cropped area in central Italy. Preliminary results of an environmental and plant products research

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.
    Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials, Firenze Italy
    Italian Kentucky (KY) tobacco is concentrated in Tuscany and Lazio, with 1,700 Ha in the High Tiber Valley, to produce Tuscan cigar wrapping. Recently, this KY area has been interested by farmers growing organic medicinal plants near tobacco or curing ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 10

    Testing performance of tobacco varieties in water stress conditions

    CAMPANONI P.(1); LAPARRA H.(1); OZELLEY P.(1); DELLA CIANA P.(3); BISCARINI E.(3); MAURIZI L.(2); NARDONI N.(2); TRIPPELLA C.(2); GOEPFERT S.(1)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Philip Morris Italia s.r.l., via Po 11-13-15, 00198, Roma, Italy; (3) L’Agricola s.r.l., Bastia Umbra, Perugia, Italy
    Increasing climate instability could lead to local agricultural constraints, presenting a risk for volumes and quality of tobacco supply. Selecting and breeding tobacco varieties for the ability to perform in unfavourable water conditions becomes a ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 46

    New strategies for early detection of blue mold in asymptomatic tobacco: a mixed fluorescence and LAMP based-approach under preliminary test at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); TUCCIO L.(2); AGATI G.(2); CERBONESCHI M.(3); MILLI G.(4); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (2) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; (3) DiSPAA-UniFI, Lab Molecular Plant Pathology, Firenze, Italy; (4) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    One of the fundamental criteria of integrated pest management (IPM) is that crops should be treated only when monitored pest and disease exceed their critical thresholds. Also, zero-residue tobacco represents not only a target of social responsibility, ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 03

    Project SOSTAB: innovative traceability on the tobacco production chain in Italy

    BURLA G.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) TTI - Italian Consortium of Tobacco Processing, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT), I-06012 Città di Castello, Italy
    The Italian tobacco production chain has evolved significantly over the last twenty years, and several different activities have converged into larger processing units, which interface themselves with international buyers. Therefore, common targets are ...
  5. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 11

    Multiplex use on tobacco to determine leaf major components, and maturation

    BARGIACCHI E.; MILLI G.; ROMANI A.; CAMPO M.; MIELE S.
    Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials, Firenze, Italy
    The fluorescence-based sensor, Multiplex, has been calibrated over the last four years on Virginia Bright and Kentucky tobacco crops in Central Italy at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi and OPTA-Città di Castello comparing Multiplex field and lab measurements ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 28

    Approaching zero-residue organic tobacco: a possible target with the results of Life+2013 EVERGREEN Project

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    There is an increasing interest in zero-residue/organic tobacco, world-wide, both because it is a sustainable market opportunity and because of the fewer number of labelled a.i. due to toxicology and residue problems. Several biocides have also manifested ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 59

    Energy saving and renewable energy production for a more sustainable tobacco crop

    MILLI G.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MIELE S.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    Energy costs of tobacco, especially for curing and threshing, are a major expense and a potential threat to crop sustainability. Since 2006, an intensive program of renewable energy has been under development both at FAT, and the network of OPTA ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STW 01

    Electronic cigarette use and harm reversal: emerging evidence in health and disease

    POLOSA R.(1,2)
    (1) Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo (CPCT), Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria “Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele”, Università di Catania, Catania, Italy; (2) Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale – Università di Catania, Università di Catania, Catania, Italy
    The growing popularity of e-cigarettes (ECs) proves that many adult smokers are keen to use an alternative to combustible cigarettes to reduce tobacco consumption or quit smoking and to relieve withdrawal symptoms. Data from internet surveys and clinical ...