1. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2002, 20-1, p. 15-22., ISSN.0173-783X.

    Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for the control of insect pests in stored tobacco: a review

    BLANC M.; KAELIN P.; GADANI F.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, c/o Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Among the insect species causing infestations and serious damages to stored commodities, the cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (F.) and the tobacco moth, Ephestia elutella (Hübner) are the major pests of both raw and manufactured tobacco....
  2. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, AP 17

    Post-transplanting axillary shoot (sucker) development on tobacco plants produced in three different greenhouse sub-irrigation systems

    CARUSO L.V.; PEARCE R.C.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Axillary shoot (sucker) development during vegetative growth is controlled by the degree of apical dominance (correlative inhibition) expressed by the shoot apical meristem. This expression can be regulated by genetic control and environmental...
  3. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, AP 33

    Quantitative determination of genetic modification markers in tobacco by high-throughput real time PCR

    ROSSI L.; PIJNENBURG H.; BINDLER G.; KOCHER S.; HÄRRI A.; GADANI F.; ZUBER J.
    Philip Morris Products SA, R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Analytical methods based on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) are widely used to detect, identify and quantify genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agricultural crops, food and feed. The determination of genetic identity facilitates the...