1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 102, APOST1

    Experiences in Cuba with the float trays system in the production of tobacco seedlings

    ANDINO V.; GARCIA M.
    Instituto de Investigaciones de Tabaco, San Antonio de los Banos, La Habana, Cuba.
    Tobacco seedlings in Cuba are produced in seedbeds placed in open fields. Since 1995 the introduction of a new system for producing seedlings was initiated using float trays. Three main problems to solve were to define an inexpensive greenhouse for ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 170, ST22

    Studies on chemistry and mutagenicity of cigarette smoke condensate from cigarettes containing the natural plant extract AML-1 added to the tobacco

    YAO J.-H.; CAI R.; CHEN H.-M.; NI C.-M.
    Yunnan Institute of Tobacco Industry, Kunming, China
    Previous research has concluded that cigarette smoke condensate (CSC) is mutagenic. At present, medical authorities believe that reduction in tar content of cigarette smoke is the most important method for improving the safety of cigarettes. However, tar ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 180, ST03

    Time fast evolved gas analysis/FTIR method: an experimental study of cellulose pyrolysis

    LI S.; LYONS-HART J.; BANYASZ J.; SHAFER K.
    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    A real time fast evolved gas analysis/Fourier Transform infrared (FAST EGA/FTIR) method was developed and applied to study the gas phase component evolution of cellulose pyrolysis. Experiments were conducted under different pyrolytic conditions. Efforts ...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 193, STPOST3

    Phosphine abatement at Philip Morris

    PAINE J.B. III; APPLE W.B.; BERKENPAS K.J.; BRIDGES C.T.; EDWARDS W.B. III; HOWE C.R.; KOVAL G.A.; PODRAZA K.F.
    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Philip Morris has developed and implemented abatement technology to control residual phosphine gas after the fumigation of tobacco warehouses. In parallel with this, we investigated the use of electrochemical cell sensor monitors, to replace the more ...