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 controlling ...
  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 species ...
  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, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 24

    Tobacco breeding for TSWV resistance using RTSW-al factor derived from cultivar Polalta

    TROJAK-GOLUCH A.(1); KORBECKA-GLINKA G.(1).; GOEPFERT S.(2); DOROSZEWSKA T.(1).; BERBEC A.(1)
    (1) Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research Institute, Pulawy, Poland; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tomato spotted wilt, caused by the tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV), causes significant economic losses in the cultivation of tobacco worldwide. The best approach to the management of the disease is growing resistant cultivars. Within N. tabacum, the only ...
  5. 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 exposure. ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Analysis of 12 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons compounds in aerosol

    CORREIA D.; ROTA D.; SAUSER Y.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Cube, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) comprise a large class of chemical compounds known to be carcinogenic. These compounds are present in cigarette smoke, normally at low concentrations (ng/cig or lower). The purpose of this study was to improve and ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 09

    Analysis of mercury in mainstream smoke or aerosol

    HOFER I.; YERLY M.; MARCHESE A.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Cube, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Mercury has been identified as a harmful, or potentially harmful, constituent of tobacco smoke. For this reason, methods for quantifying the mercury content in the mainstream smoke of cigarettes, or in the aerosol of potential Reduced Risk Products [1] ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 15

    Indoor air chemistry: an exploratory study on e-cigarettes shows no negative impact on indoor air quality

    GOUJON GINGLINGER C.; MITOVA M.; MOTTIER N.; ROUGET E.; THARIN M.; MAEDER S.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    The impact on indoor air quality when using e-cigarettes is expected to be very different to cigarette use and has been subject of numerous research papers. The published literature is often of somewhat limited value in evaluating the impact of e ...
  9. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 17 (also presented at TSRC 2016)

    Determination of leakage in e-vaping products

    GOKSEL H.; JACQUES T.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    An important quality aspect of e-vaping products is the absence of liquid leakage from the cartridge. Therefore it is highly important to verify cartridge integrity with a reliable method. Various external conditions could influence product leakage and ...