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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 02

    Decision support system for soil fertility and water quality - evaluation in FCV tobacco- growing zones of India

    KRISHNAMURTHY V.; RAVISANKAR H.; DEO SINGH K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Information Technology has become an integral part of our day-to-day life. In agriculture, computers are extensively used to disseminate the information on soils, water, climatic conditions, pest and disease management and one such information system is ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, AP 12

    Integrated Pest Management module for insect pests of tobacco in India

    SREEDHAR U.; SITARAMAIAH S.; VENKATESWARLU P.; DEO SINGH K.; NAGESWARARAO S.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    India is one of the major tobacco producing countries in the world. Tobacco is prone to infestation by various pests. In India caterpillar, Spodoptera litura; ground beetle; Mesomorphus villager; stemborer, Scrobipalpa heliopa; budworm, Helicoverpa ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 140, PPOST8

    Bio-intensive integrated management of budworm, Helicoverpa armigera in FCV tobacco

    SITARAMAIAH S.; GUNNESWARA RAO S.; RAMAPRASAD G.; SREEDHAR U.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Tobacco budworm, Helicoverpa armigera, is one of the limiting factors in successful production of Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco in Andhra Pradesh, India. It infests the crop during the grand growth period and inflicts severe damage to the bud leaves ...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 123, P09

    Management of tobacco ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger blanch with insecticidal baits, neem and insecticides on tobacco in India

    SITARAMAIAH S.; RAMAPRASAD G.; SREEDHAR U.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    The ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger (Tenebrionidae: Coleoptera) is one of the important pests of transplanted tobacco crop in Andhra Pradesh (A.P.), India, causing losses to an extent of 40% under drought conditions. Investigations on the efficacy of ...
  5. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 142, PPOST01

    Performance of new varieties of FCV tobacco in Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka light soils

    NAGARAJAN K.; SUBRAMANYA K.N.; SWAMY A.V.S.R.; PRASANNASIMHA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Among the different zones where FCV tobacco is grown in India, Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh, where the crop is grown in light sandy soils under irrigation and Karnataka light soils, where the crop is grown under monsoon conditions, are important ...
  6. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 84, APOST11

    Alternative covers for plant production in outdoor float beds

    NAGARAJAN K.; PRASSAD RAO J.A.V.; PRASANNASIMLA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Techniques for the successful production of tobacco transplants by direct seeding in outdoor float beds have been developed at the University of Tennessee. Germination rates of 90-94 % and plant usability rates of 78-90% have been obtained over a four ...