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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 04

    Past, present and future approaches for reducing cadmium content in tobacco leaves

    MANOHAR M.(1,2); SHIGAKI T.(3); SHIGAKI L.(3);HIRSCHI K.D.(1,2)
    (1) United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; (2) Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; (3) Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Research Institute, Papua, New Guinea
    Contamination of soils by heavy metals such as cadmium is of great concern for global agricultural practices and human health. To overcome the toxic effects of heavy metals, plants have evolved various mechanisms such as reduced intake of toxic metals, ...
  2. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 30

    The effect of growing and curing environments on TSNA accumulation in Burley tobacco - Part 2

    JACK A.M.(1); PEEK D.(2); CONRAD D.(3); FISHER C.R.(1); BUSH L.(1)
    (1) University of Kentucky; (2) Virginia Tech; (3) University of Maryland
      Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2010-2-9018 JACK A.M. PEEK D. CONRAD D. FISHER C.R. BUSH L. English University of Kentucky Virginia Tech University of Maryland 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 30 Tobacco Workers ...
  3. Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-5, p. 59-61.,Tob. Sci. 1994, 38, p. 35-7, ISSN.0361-5693

    Reduced population growth and delayed development of the cigarette beetle (Coleoptera: anobiidae) due to thuringiensin

    USDA-ARS, Oxford, NC, USA
    Three formulations of thuringiensis, the heat-stable á-exotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis, were incorporated into diet medium (finely ground tobacco) of first instar cigarette beetles, Lasioderma serricorne (F.). At 15 and 60 ppm (wt a.i./wt diet medium), ...
  4. Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-7, p. 53-5. Tob. Sci, 1994, 38, p. 55-7, ISSN.0361-5693

    Economic analysis of a one-person mechanized harvest system for Maryland tobacco

    University of Maryland, Dept. Agric. and Resources Econ., College Park, MD, USA
    The length of time was measured for one person to harvest and barn Maryland tobacco using a partially mechanized system where stalks were cut mechanically, plants were speared onto sticks, sticks were loaded onto beams in the field, and beams were hung in ...