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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 24

    No evidence of claimed nicotine pollution in an intensively Kentucky tobacco cropped area in central Italy. Preliminary results of an environmental and plant products research

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.
    Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials, Firenze Italy
    Italian Kentucky (KY) tobacco is concentrated in Tuscany and Lazio, with 1,700 Ha in the High Tiber Valley, to produce Tuscan cigar wrapping. Recently, this KY area has been interested by farmers growing organic medicinal plants near tobacco or curing ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 46

    New strategies for early detection of blue mold in asymptomatic tobacco: a mixed fluorescence and LAMP based-approach under preliminary test at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); TUCCIO L.(2); AGATI G.(2); CERBONESCHI M.(3); MILLI G.(4); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (2) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; (3) DiSPAA-UniFI, Lab Molecular Plant Pathology, Firenze, Italy; (4) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    One of the fundamental criteria of integrated pest management (IPM) is that crops should be treated only when monitored pest and disease exceed their critical thresholds. Also, zero-residue tobacco represents not only a target of social responsibility, ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 01

    In vitro biological safety evaluation of cigarette smoke

    CHEN Xi(1,2); SHEN Y.(1,2); CHEN Hongyu(1,2); LIU F.(1,2); QI H.(3); JIMIN S.(3); TIMKO M.(4); FAN L.(1,2)
    (1) Research Center for Air Pollution and Health, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (2) Institute of Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (3) Department of Pathology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (4) Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.
    Traditionally, toxicological evaluation of cigarette smoke has focused on the harmful chemical content of smoke. Harm-reduced cigarettes should not only refer to these chemical compounds, but also to the degree of the effect of whole smoke on human cells. ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or more ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 52

    Biological test procedure for fresh generated cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosols under air-liquid interface (ALI) exposure in 24 and 96 multi-well plates

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Cigarette smoke and e cigarette aerosol contain particulate matter/liquid droplets in the solid phase as well as volatile substances in the gas phase. Both fractions are of potential toxicological relevance and should be considered when assessing ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 53

    Use of human derived cell lines to increase the biological relevance of cigarette condensate, non-tobacco materials and e-liquids testing

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    The in vitro testing strategy of tobacco products is mainly based on the testing of extracts from cigarette smoke condensates. An accepted industry wide assay battery has been developed over recent years which delivers reliable results for the ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 04

    Contributions to the study of gall wasp occurrence in Eucalyptus woodlots in southern Brazil

    ROESCH F.(1); FEUERBORN M.(1); KOEHLER A.(2); RAUBER M.(2); FARIAS J.(3); WELTER C.A.(3); TEIXEIRA D.S.(3)
    (1) Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (2) Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Laboratory of Entomology, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (3) Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Centro de Pesquisas Florestais, Campus Universitário, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
    Firewood from Eucalyptus spp. is the main source of energy for tobacco curing in South Brazil. Leptocybe invasa Fisher & Lasalle, 2004 (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) is a gall inducing wasp species that causes damage to eucalyptus plantations and nurseries ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 49

    Potential alternative control for Ephestia spp. using parasitoid wasps

    KÖHLER A.(1); PEZZINI C.(1); ROESCH F.(2); FEUERBORN M.(2)
    (1) Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Laboratory of Entomology, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (2) Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil
    Different practices are already used to control lepidopteran pests in stored tobacco, mostly including chemical or physical practices, preventive or disinfesting. Biological methods, used more frequently in tobacco field sites, are not used yet in stored ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 62

    Overview of in vitro methods used to assess e-cigarettes based on “Toxicity Testing in 21st Century” principles

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); WALELE T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    When the National Academies of Sciences released “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy” a new toxicological paradigm was created, focusing on the use of human cell lines and the disruption of key cellular pathways. In keeping with ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 08

    Indoor air quality and surface deposition assessment following use of an open system e-cigarette

    BAUER N.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); CAHOURS X.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) nicotine delivery devices are growing in popularity worldwide. Both regulators and public health organisations are beginning to examine potential implications that exposure to exhaled e-cigarette aerosol may have on non ...