CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, IG 01
TSNA accumulation during post-cure storage of air-cured tobacco: Results of a 2009 experiment
Imperial Tobacco Group, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
In Burley and dark tobacco, tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNA) are formed during air-curing. A further accumulation may occur post-cure, before threshing and re-drying. The experiment reported here investigates this post-cure accumulation in leaves...