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  1. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 07

    Potential applications of 'GM' technology in the production of tobacco for its traditional uses

    THOMAS P.; CHAMBERS O.; DAVIES H.M.
    University of Kentucky, Research & Education Center, Princeton, KY, USA
    The flue-cured and Burley tobacco industries have thus far relied solely on the intrinsic gene-pool of the tobacco plant itself for traits that enhance yield, disease resistance, leaf quality etc. Meanwhile, over the last 25 years the tobacco plant has ...
  2. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 10

    Development of CAPS and dCAPS markers for CYP82E4 and CYP82E5v2 gene mutants reducing nicotine to nornicotine conversion in tobacco

    LI D.; LEWIS R.S.; JACK A.M.; DEWEY R.E.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nornicotine accumulation in Burley tobacco is of concern because nornicotine is the precursor of the predominant Burley tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs), N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN). However, screening of Burley tobacco is problematic because ...