CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 49
Consequences of molecular genetic alteration of leaf nitrate levels on TSNAs, alkaloids, flowering time, and biomass in Burley tobaccos
(1) North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland
We have previously demonstrated that tobacco-specific nitrosamine (TSNA) levels in Burley tobaccos can be substantially lowered using two distinct molecular genetic techniques designed to impede the plant’s ability to store high levels of free...