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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 01

    Tobacco germplasm screening for genetic variability, alkaloid accumulation and their relationships

    ROBERT V.J.M.; WERNSMAN E.A.; ROSSI L.; KALENGAMALIRO N.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Nicotine is the predominant alkaloid in commercially grown tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) and accounts for greater than 90% of the total alkaloid fraction. Nicotine conversion results in formation of nornicotine, which is the amine precursor of N&#039 ...