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 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...
  3. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, APPOST 10

    Heavy metal and trace element levels in soils, irrigation waters and five tobacco types. Results of a 4-year survey study of the main tobacco areas of Greece and North Italy

    MATSI TH.; TSOTSOLIS N.; BARBAYIANNIS N.; MIELE S.; BARGIACCHI E.; KOSMIDOU O.; OLIVIERI O.
    Land Reclamation Institute, National Agriculture Research Foundation, Sindos, Greece.
    The knowledge of heavy metal levels in different tobacco types and in soils, irrigation waters and agricultural inputs used in tobacco cultivation, could be the first step in order to reduce heavy metals content in tobacco, applying the appropriate...