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  1. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 07

    Genetic improvement of Nicotiana tabacum by applying remote hybridization and biotechnological methods

    NIKOVA V.; IANCHEVA A.M.; VLADOVA R.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    Wild Nicotiana species possess a high potential of useful features. Interspecific hybridization is a very effective method for the introducing of desired characters into tobacco and achieving crop improvement. Its successful realization is...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 24

    Color and aroma of tobacco: a facilitated approach for their objective evaluation in Oriental tobaccos and for cultivar classification within Virginia and Oriental tobacco types

    DAGNON S.; EDREVA A.; VLADOVSKA A.
    Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institutes, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; D. Kostov Inst. of Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    In the routine practice the evaluation of colour and smoke aroma, major qualitative characteristics of tobacco, is mainly based on organoleptic estimates by expert panels, with this suffering from subjectivity, high costs and health hazards. We...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, SS 01

    How representative of the human smoking behaviour would be the new alternative smoking regimes? A first attempt of assessment

    MARCHAND V.; TESSIER C.; DUMERY B.
    Altadis Research Centre, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    The ISO or FTC smoking conditions (35 mL - 2 s puffs, 1 puff per minute) have been more and more criticized during the last decade, especially because they would not reflect the human smoking behaviour. Their main objective was not to predict the...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, SS 13

    A mixture experimental design with six variables and the effects on smoke components:1 - Presentation of this experimental design and of some initial results on physical characteristics of cigarettes and blends

    VIDAL B.; FIGUERES G.; BIESSE J.P.; BREGEON B.; LOUVET F.; MUZELLEC L.
    Altadis Research Centre, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    The objective of this paper is to examine the effects of six tobacco components on the chemical and physical characteristics of blends and cigarettes and particularly on the mainstream smoke yields. First of all, we will develop the philosophy of...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, SS 14

    A mixture experimental design with 6 variables and the effects on smoke components:2 - Hoffmann analytes behaviour through a mixture experimental design

    FIGUERES G.; VIDAL B.; BIESSE J.P.; BREGEON B.; LOUVET F.; MUZELLEC L.
    Altadis Research Centre, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Today in the tobacco industry, one of the main scientific challenges is to understand the formation of some smoke compounds ("Hoffmann analytes"). For several years, work has been conducted in order to know the influence of cigarette design...