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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 27

    The research and application of systematic technologies for reducing tobacco specific nitrosamines in tobacco and cigarette smoke

    BAI Ruoshi(1); ZHOU Jun(1); YANG Chunlei(2); SHI Hongzhi(3); LIU Weijuan(4); XU Tongguang(1); MA Yanjun(1); LIU Xingyu(1); YANG Jinpeng(2); WANG Jun(3); ZHANG Jie(1); YANG Zhendong(1); ZHENG Xiaoman(1); ZHANG Chen(1)
    (1) Technical Center of Beijing Cigarette Factory, Shanghai Tobacco Group Co., Ltd, Beijing, P.R. China; (2) Hubei Tobacco Research Institute, Wuhan, P.R. China; (3) Henan Agriculture University, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (4) Yunnan Reascend Tobacco Technology (Group) Co., Ltd, Kunming, P.R. China
    Reduction of tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) in tobacco and cigarette smoke is a research hotspot. The systematic technologies for reducing TSNAs in both agricultural and industrial areas were developed and applied. The TSNA levels for the upper and ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 03

    Lowering TSNAs through nitrite reductase activity

    DAVENPORT S.E.; FORSYTH K.; TULLY L.; LISTER R.; LE LAY P.; MAUNDERS M.; SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are compounds in tobacco that have been shown to be carcinogenic. TSNAs are formed by the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids with the main nitrosating agent believed to be nitrite. High levels of nitrate accumulation ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 27

    Tobacco Biotechnology: a tool for business solutions

    SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.; EDWARDS K.; JONES L.; DAVENPORT S.E.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Over the past 20 years, genetic modification and molecular breeding has been successfully used in many different crops to provide agronomic advantages (i.e., herbicide resistance, insect tolerance). However there are many other areas where it can be used ...
  4. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2010, 11, p. 5-8., ISSN.1002-0861

    Sensory quality evaluation of Hubei flue-cured tobacco and its similarity with Zimbabwean flue-cured tobacco

    WANG XIN(1); ZHAO YUN-FEI(1); YAN TIE-JUN(2); LIN GUO-PING(1)
    1. Tobacco Research Institute of Hubei Province, Wuhan 430030, P.R. China; 2. Technical Research & Development Center, China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd., Wuhan 430051, P.R. China
    The sensory quality of Hubei flue-cured tobacco and its similarity with Zimbabwean flue-cured tobacco were analyzed. The results showed that: 1) Enshi tobacco offered better aroma quality, plentiful aroma quantity, less offensive odor, little irritancy ...
  5. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2010, 11, p. 61-64., ISSN.1002-0861

    Effects of application time of base fertilizer (15N) on growth, nicotine content and nicotine-n resources of flue-cured tobacco

    XIE ZHI-JIAN(1,3); LI JIN-PING(2); TU SHU-XIN(1); CHEN ZHEN-GUO(2); XU RU-BING(2)
    1. College of Resource and Environment, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, P.R. China; 2. Tobacco Science Institute of Hubei Province, Wuhan 430030, P.R. China; 3. Institute of Soil & Fertilizer and Resource & Environment, Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchang 330200, P.R. China
    A field experiment with 15 N isotope tracing was carried out to study the effects of application time of base fertilizer (0, 15, 30 d before transplanting) on the growth, nicotine content and nicotine-N resources of flue-cured tobacco. The results showed ...