1. 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 ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 10

    Natural chestnut tannins to enhance tobacco nutrition and resistance to nematodes

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MILLI G.(3)
    (1) University of Pisa, Dip. Agronomia e Gestione dell’Agroecosistema, Pisa, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (3) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Perugia, Italy
    There is an increasing interest toward non-chemical inputs for tobacco, and the other major crops, in order to minimize leaf residues, environmental hazard, and crop footprint and improve manpower safety. Increasing costs of phosphate fertilizers, and ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 23

    Spatial distribution and impact of adjacent vegetation on families of parasitic Hymenoptera associated with organic tobacco in Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil

    DORFEY C.(1); KÖHLER A.(2); SCHOENINGER K.(2)
    (1) JTI Kannenberg Comércio de Tabacos do Brasil Ltda, Brazil; (2) University of Santa Cruz do Sul (Unisc), Brazil
    The objectives of the research were to assess the fauna of Hymenoptera parasitoids associated with tobacco under organic management, to verify its spatial distribution within the growing area and to assess the impact of the presence of adjacent vegetation ...
  4. 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 ...