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  1. 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 phase is ...
  2. 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 goals. Consequently, it is ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, AP 41

    Effects of different growth temperatures on alkaloid content and nicotine metabolism in roots, stems and leaves of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) plants

    JIN Y.F.(1); WANG S.S.(1); LI J.Y.(2); PANG T.(2); ZHANG J.B.(1); GONG M.(1)
    (1) School of Life Sciences, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, P.R. China; (2) Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Kunming, P.R. China
    Alkaloids, especially nicotine content, significantly influences quality and flavour types of tobacco leaves, which is differentially regulated by various environmental conditions. To investigate the effects of different growth temperature on alkaloids ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, APW 02

    The tobacco genome sequence

    SIERRO N.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; BAKAHER N.; BOVET L.; WILLIG A.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A., PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Nicotiana tabacum (common tobacco) is a major crop species and a model organism, for which only very fragmented genomic sequences have been available until recently. The three most commonly used tobacco types are flue-cured (or Virginia), Burley and ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, APOST 07

    Comparative transcriptome of tobacco leaves in typical ecological areas of Guizhou

    LEI Bo(1); PAN Wenjie(1); DING Fuzhang(1); ZHANG Kai(2); LI Jinxin(3); LU Ku(2)
    (1) Guizhou Tobacco Research Institute, Guiyang, P.R China; (2) College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, Southwest University, Chongqing, P.R China; (3) Guizhou Provincial Tobacco Company, Guiyang, P.R China
    Flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) is a sensitive crop to ecological environment, and distinctive tobacco has always formed under special ecological conditions. In order to investigate the molecular mechanism of formation of medium and light aroma ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, A 07

    Survey on cadmium concentration in flue-cured, burley and oriental tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaves

    LUGON-MOULIN N.; MARTIN F.; KRAUSS M.R.; RAMEY P.B.; ROSSI L.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, c/o Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Philip Morris Intl Mgt SA, Leaf Agronomy, Lausanne, Switzerland, Philip Morris Intl, R&D, Richmond, VA, USA,
    Cadmium (Cd) is classified as a known human carcinogen (Class 1) by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is one of the potential carcinogenic substances in tobacco products. Cadmium accumulation in crop plants such as tobacco (Nicotiana ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, A 15

    Reduction of tobacco specific nitrosamines in air-cured tobacco

    LI Qinglin; KRAUSS M.; COLASSACO D.; BOKELMAN G.; GADANI F.; ROSSI L.
    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Antioxidants, such as phenolics, tocopherols and carotenoids in tobacco leaves, are known to interfere with oxidation processes through chain-breaking reactions or through scavenging of free radicals. The induction or up-regulation of these and other ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 20

    Preliminary survey of the cadmium content of phosphate fertilizer samples used for tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) production

    LUGON-MOULIN N.; RYAN L.; DONINI P.; ROSSI L.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, c/o Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Philip Morris Intl Mgt SA, Leaf Agronomy, Lausanne, Switzerland, Philip Morris Intl, R&D, Richmond, VA, USA,
    Cadmium (Cd) is classified as a known human carcinogen (Class 1) by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is one of the potential carcinogenic substances in tobacco products. Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) leaves may accumulate relatively ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, AP 16

    The tobacco genome initiative

    OPPERMAN C.H.; LOMMEL S.A.; SOSINSKI B.R.; LAKEY N.; GADANI F.
    North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Orion Genomics, LLC, MO - Philip Morris USA, Richmond, VA, USA
    Cultivated tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum, is member of the Solanaceae family, which also includes eggplant, pepper, petunia, potato and tomato. N. tabacum is an amphiploid species (2n=48) resulting from an interspecific cross between N. sylvestris (2n=24) ...