1. 49th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2020, abstr. 75

    Tobacco production programming in the Suwannee River Valley of North Florida

    VANN C.D.(1); WYNN K.(1); BROUGHTON D.(1); MOORE J.M.(2); VANN M.C.(3)
    (1) University of Florida, FL USA; (2) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA USA; (3) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
    Since the 1920s, the Suwannee River Valley of North Florida has been known for producing premium quality tobacco. Over the years a Tobacco Extension Program has evolved which assists local producers with current production practices, governmental...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 14

    Field tests of loss-of-function tobacco lines of eIF(iso)4E for resistance to tobacco bushy top disease and agronomic traits

    KOGA K.(1); SHINJO A.(1); MAINJENI C.E.D.(2); MSANGOSOKO K.R.(2); UDAGAWA H.(1); TAKAKURA Y.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan; (2) Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Department of Research and Technical Services, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco bushy top disease (TBTD) is one of the serious diseases affecting tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) production in African countries such as Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia. This disease is caused by a mixed infection of tobacco bushy top...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 37

    Metabolic and transcriptomic shifts during tobacco leaf post-harvest senescence

    BOVET L.; HILFIKER A.; BATTEY J.; SIERRO N.; GOEPFERT S.
    PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tobacco is harvested after plant flowering, when the leaf senescence is more or less visible depending on cultivars. Before the drying phase, current practices allow the senescence to proceed until the detached leaf becomes yellow. This yellowing...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP Sustainability Forum

    Agro-Phyto Sustainability Forum

    WILDE L.(1); PRIBIC V.(2); EVANS W.(3); ROYO E.(4); BARGIACCHI E.(5); COLARD S.(6)
    (1) twentyfifty Ltd, Frome, U.K.; (2) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Durban, South Africa; (4) Philip Morris International, Cape Town, South Africa; (5) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (6) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. Like other sectors, the tobacco and alternative product sectors are likely to impact most of the...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 13

    Agronomic and qualitative performance of some experimental Burley hybrids in Malawi

    CHAMANGO A.M.Z.; SIBANDE L.A.G.O.; MATEWELE M.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi mainly depends on tobacco for forex generation, with Burley as a major contributor. However, the country has a limited choice of high yielding and disease resistant varieties against a plethora of disease constraints, particularly root-knot...