1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 29

    Working towards an increased understanding of the genetics of soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    DRAKE K.(1); LEWIS R.S.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.D.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence SC USA
    Black shank and bacterial wilt, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae and Ralstonia solanacearum, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetic systems...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 22

    Nicotiana genomes: beyond tobacco

    SIERRO N.S.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; THOMAS J.; LIEDSCHULTE V.; BOVET L.; BROYE H.; LAPARRA H.; VUARNOZ A.; LANG G.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    While Nicotiana tabacum is likely the most notable species from the Nicotiana genus, various other Nicotiana species are cultivated as crops, grown as ornamental garden plants, or used as model organisms in research. Within Solanaceae, Nicotiana...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 41

    Investigating the genetics of polygenic soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A, (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence, NC, U.S.A.
    Bacterial wilt and black shank, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and Phytophthora nicotianae, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetics controlling...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 06

    Evaluation of a biomarker of oxidative stress: 8-iso-prostaglandin F2α / prostaglandin F2α ratio

    NEWLAND K.(1); MILLER P.(1); FARMEN R.(1); TRAN C.T.(2); HAZIZA C.(2); PICAVET P.(2)
    (1) Celerion, Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    It is understood that exposure to free radicals related to tobacco use negatively impacts smoker health. Studies have been performed measuring fatty acid oxidation products (F2-Isoprostanes) in human urine as biomarkers of harm from free radical...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2016, 70, abstr. 62

    FTIR method for e-cigarette aerosol characterization

    RADTKE F.; SUSZ A.; MONNI R.; STOOP A.; VERBEECK J.; MAEDER S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    The global electronic cigarettes (e-cig) market and product variety is expected to continue growing over the next years. This growth is being accompanied with interest in methods to compare different products for many reasons, including potential...