CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 16
Role of polyamines in leaf ripening of low alkaloid tobacco varieties
(1) Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen, Germany; (2) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
Traditional breeding and molecular approaches have been used to develop tobacco varieties with reduced nicotine and secondary alkaloid levels. However, low-alkaloid (LA) tobacco varieties often show impaired leaf ripening and senescence leading to...