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  1. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 4, p. 16-19, ISSN.1002-0861

    An identification-free self-adaptive control scheme for tobacco casing and flavoring processes

    CAO Qi(1); HE Shanjun(2); LIN Miaoqiao(1); MA Qingwen(1); LIN Tianqin(1)
    (1) Longyan Tobacco Industrial Co., Ltd., Longyan 364000, Fujian, P.R. China; (2) Xiamen Tobacco Industrial Co., Ltd., Xiamen 361026, Fujian, P.R. China
    The traditional PID control in tobacco casing and flavoring systems cannot respond to significant tobacco flow variations steadily and accurately, which results in uneven casing and flavoring distribution in processed cut tobacco. Therefore, an ...
  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, 2009, 9, p. 25-6, ISSN.1002-0861

    Overweight cigarette rejection in PASSIM70 filter cigarette maker

    DENG CHUN-NING; LU XUE-MEI; JIANG JING-QIANG
    Longyan Tobacco Industrial Co., Ltd., Device Management Dept., Longyan, Fujian, China
    PASSIM70 filter cigarette maker controls the average weight of cigarettes, but does not reject overweight cigarettes. A sampling interface circuit board was added, which received cigarette density signals and ERP synchronous signals, calculated individual ...