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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 39

    Impact of cigarette paper and blend on super slim, slim and king-size cigarette designs

    WANNA J.(1); CHEN Cai(2); XIAO Cuicui(3); LIANG Chenze(3); RUI Li(4); ZHANG Wenjun(4)
    (1) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (2) SWM Shanghai Representative Office, Shanghai, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Mauduit, Jiangmen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (4) China Tobacco Schweitzer, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Superslim (SS) cigarettes account for 5 % of total cigarette sales on the Chinese market, with a year to year increase of 2.1 %. Similar to this fast-growing trend, many more brands of slim (SL) cigarettes have been offered on the market since 2017. To ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 47

    Study on reducing the fragmentation rate of paper-making reconstituted tobacco during the cutting process in the cigarette factory

    ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Yan(3); ZHENG Jianyu(1); ZHANG Mengyuan(1); LI Rui(1); LIU Jing(1); XIONG Zhen(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (3) Yunnan Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Station, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    It is known that reconstituted tobacco leaf tends to generate dust and particles during the cutting process in the cigarette factory. To solve the issue, analysis of the composition structure of manufacturing waste was carried out. Effects on the ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 48

    Research on colour improvement of paper-making reconstituted tobacco

    SU Dandan(1); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); WEI Mingwen(1); WANG Xiaosheng(1); FENG Tao(1); MI Lan(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Paper-making reconstituted tobacco (PRT) is an important raw material for the tobacco industry, with various benefits including reducing cost, smoke tar delivery, and impact on the environment. The different appearance of PRT compared to regular cigarette ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 47

    Effect of ethanol concentration on chemical composition of tobacco extracts

    ZHENG Jianyu(1); LIU Changbo(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); FU Yin(1); XIONG Zhen(1); CHEN Shaoquan(1); FENG Tao(1); WANG Yanhong(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Ethanol is widely used as a solvent in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biological industries, for the extraction of various natural products, including those from tobacco. In this study, an ethanol-water system with four different concentrations of ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 39

    Identification of genetic determinants controlling cadmium accumulation in tobacco

    BERTRAND J.(1); JULIO E.(2); COTUCHEAU J.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(2); BERTHOMIEU P.(1)
    (1) UMR de Biochimie et Physiologie Moléculaire des Plantes, INRA/CNRS/Montpellier SupAgro/Université Montpellier, Montpellier, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, La Tour, Bergerac, France
    Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal naturally absorbed and accumulated by plants. It is present in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaves and potentially in the smoke of cigarettes. Reducing the cadmium content in leaves of tobacco plants requires a better ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 53

    Interactions between tobacco bushy top virus and its satellite RNA

    MO Xiaohan(1); ZHANG Lifang(1,2); ZHAO Xingneng(1,2); XU Ping(1,2); LI Yanqiong(1,2); XIA Zhenyuan(1); QIN Xiyun(1); CHEN Hairu(2)
    (1) Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Kunming, P.R. China; (2) College of Plant Protection, Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming, P.R. China
    Tobacco bushy top disease (TBTD) has caused significant yield and economic losses in Yunnan Province, China. The disease is caused by an unique virus complex consisting of tobacco bushy top virus (TBTV), TBTV satellite RNA, tobacco vein distorting virus, ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 55

    Genetic and functional analysis of va resistance durability to Potato virus Y in tobacco

    JULIO E.(1); MICHEL V.(2); COTUCHEAU J.(1); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(1); GLAIS L.(3.4); JACQUOT E.(5); DECROOCQ V.(2); CANDRESSE T.(2); GERMAN-RETANA S.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, La Tour, Bergerac, France; (2) INRA et Université de Bordeaux, UMR 1332 BFP, BP81, Villenave d’Ornon, France; (3) FN3PT/RD3PT, Paris, France; (4) INRA, UMR1349 IGEPP, Le Rheu, France; (5) INRA-Cirad-Supagro Montpellier, UMR BGPI, Montpellier, France
    Many recessive resistances against potyviruses are mediated by eukaryotic translation initiation factors (eIF4E). In tobacco, the va resistance gene commonly used to control PVY corresponds to a large (almost 1Mb) deletion affecting a copy of eIF4E ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 12

    Di@gnoPlant® Tobacco: a mobile tool to identify tobacco diseases

    BLANCARD D.(1); ARMAND J.M.(1); MARIGNAC E.(2)
    (1) INRA, UMR Santé et Agroécologie de la Vigne, ISVV - IFR103, Villenave-d'Ornon, France; (2) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In order to reduce the use of crop protection agents in the field, the early and reliable identification of diseases and the detection of emergent pests have proven to be crucial stages in plant protection. An early diagnosis enables implementation of the ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 123

    The regulation of microorganism on the formation of TSNAs in tobacco

    ZOU Congming; XIA Zhenyuan; LEI Liping; HUANG Wei; ZHAO Gaokun; JIN Yan; WU Qun
    Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Kunming, China
    TSNAs in tobacco are directly approved to be the carcinogens which is getting more and more attention than before. The regulation of TSNAs is becoming one of the most important topics of tobacco harm reduction. It has been shown that TSNAs formation is ...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 51

    Potato virus Y (PVY) resistance in tobacco: identification of an alternative source of resistance against PVY resistant breaking variant

    JULIO E.(1); COTUCHEAU J.(1); DECORPS C.(1); VOLPATTI R.(1); MICHEL V.(2); GERMAN RETANA S.(2); DECROCQ V.(2); CANDRESSE T.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco, Bergerac, France; (2) UMR 1332 BFP, INRA, Univ Bordeaux, Villenave d'Ornon, France
    Potato virus Y (PVY) is one of the most damaging viruses on tobacco worldwide. This virus is responsible for mosaic or necrotic symptoms depending on the PVY strain. Aggressive PVY necrotic strains can lead to considerable yield losses. A large deletion ...