1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 19

    Effect of storage method and duration on germination of pelleted flue-cured tobacco seed

    AMANKWA G.; MISHRA S.; SHEARER A.D.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Delhi, Ontario, Canada
    The amount of pelleted seed remaining after seeding can be quite substantial in certain cases, requiring proper storage if the seed is to be seeded the subsequent year. This study was conducted to determine the best storage condition that would maintain ...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 31

    Reproduction of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne arenaria on tobacco homo- or heterozygous for root-knot nematode resistance genes RK1 and/or RK2

    ADAMO N.; JOHNSON C.S.; EISENBACK J.D.
    Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA
      Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2018-1-2033 ADAMO N. JOHNSON C.S. EISENBACK J.D. English Virginia Tech 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 31 Tobacco Workers Conference (TWC) USA ADAMO N.; JOHNSON C.S.; EISENBACK J.D. ...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 53

    Quantitative real-time PCR analysis of individual flue-cured tobacco seeds reveals novel insights into seedborne transmission of Tobacco Mosaic Virus

    ELLIS B.W.(1); WILKINSON C.A.(1); BROWN J.A.(1); ELLIS M.D.(1); SIT T.L.(2)
    (1) Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    The purpose of this study is to investigate seed-borne transmission of Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) by examining the infestation route of tobacco seeds. Four different crosses were performed using K326 flue-cured variety: 1) self-fertilized, TMV infected, 2 ...
  4. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 68

    Effect of floor insulation on curing efficiency of dark fire-cured tobacco

    RODGERS C.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); REED T.D.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA
    Dark-fired tobacco growers in western KY and TN spend an estimated $4 million annually on materials for firing the crop. Design of newly constructed dark-fired tobacco barns in this region are generally cross-tier, 32 to 36 ft. wide, 3 to 4 tiers high, ...