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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 10

    Study on pollution control and thermal efficiency optimisation of tobacco bulk curing barn

    CHEN Zhenguo (1); YANG Yang (2); SUN Guangwei(1); YANG Lailin(3); WEI Kesu(4); ZOU Shuoye(5);QIAO Yu(6); WANG Bo(6); HUANG Jingchun(6)
    (1) Tobacco Research Institute of Hubei Province, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R. China; (2) Enshi Tobacco Company, Enshi City, Hubei Province, P.R. China; (3) Sanming Tobacco Company, Sanming City, Fujian Province, P.R. China; (4) Tobacco Research Institute of Guizhou Province, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, P.R. China; (5) Henan Tobacco Company, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, P.R. China; (6) Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R. China
    Coal is still used as a fuel to provide the necessary heat for most tobacco curing barns in China. Due to the lack of corresponding equipment and the measures to reduce emissions, the gas pollutants from curing barns, such as SO2, smoke, etc., are...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 15

    Evaluation of dark fire-cured SRC (Stable Reduced Converter) lines with ZYVERT™ technology in Kentucky and Tennessee field trials

    BAILEY W.A.(1); RODGERS C.(1); PITT B.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Springfield TN USA
    Field experiments were conducted at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center in Princeton KY and at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim Research & Education Center in Springfield TN for five years (2013-2017) to compare...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 64

    An overview of conservation tillage tobacco in Tennessee

    WALKER E.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); RHODES N.(1); DENTON P.(2); FOWLKES D.(3)
    (1) University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA; (2) GAP Connections, Knoxville TN USA; (3) Burley Stabilization, Springfield TN USA
    Conservation tillage tobacco has been evaluated in Tennessee for over 30 years. During this time, no-till and strip-till systems have been compared with conventional tillage. Advantages of conservation tillage tobacco include soil and moisture...
  4. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 67

    Update on the pasture herbicide stewardship program and efforts to reduce the occurrence of off-target damage to tobacco and other sensitive, high value crops

    RHODES G.N. Jr.; ISRAEL T.D.; MCINTOSH D.W.
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA
    Off-target movement of pasture herbicides to tobacco and other high value crops continues to be an issue. Damage can result in lost productivity for growers, expensive fines and/or lawsuits, and negative publicity for the industry. We began a...