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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 099a & 99b

    Machine made cigar leaf and product workshop

    STEVENS R.(1); BLACK R.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); SMITH J.(3); HARTLEY M.(4); LINDEGAARD T.(5)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, USA; (2) Enthalpy Labs, Durham, NC, USA; (3) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (4) Universal Dark Air-Cured Group, Oxford, NC, USA
    The regulation of tobacco products continues to be a growing focus around the world. For example, in 2016, the FDA finalized a rule in the USA that extended its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah, and pipe ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 53 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Fumex: light scattering sensor for the analysis of electronic cigarette aerosols

    WANG Q.(1); LI W.(2); LIPOWICZ P.(2); DUNKHORST W.(3); KOCH W.(3)
    (1) Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, c/o Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (3) Fraunhofer ITEM, Department of Aerosol Technology, Hannover, Germany
    A new sensor based on light scattering has been designed to perform highly time resolved measurements of the mass concentration and the mass median diameter (MMD) of aerosols formed in e-cigarettes. Aerosols generated in e-cigarettes are spherical, ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 16

    Role of polyamines in leaf ripening of low alkaloid tobacco varieties

    NÖLKE G.(1); VOLKE D.(1); CHUDOBOVA I.(1); HOUDELET M.(1); LUSSO M.(2); FREDERICK J.(2); WAREK U.(2); STRICKLAND J.(2); XU D.(2); FISCHER R.(1); SCHINKEL H.(1); SCHILLBERG S.(1)
    (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 poor ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 25

    Sucker control through biotechnology

    XU D.(1); GRUNDMANN L.(2); SHEN Y.(1); NOLL G.(2); YANG J.(1); KUDITHIPUDI C.(1); FREDERICK J.(1); PRUEFER D.(2); WAREK U.(1); STRICKLAND J.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Muenster, Germany
    Tobacco plants exhibit strong apical dominance that effectively inhibits axillary bud development. However, upon shoot apical meristem removal (topping), loss of apical dominance quickly allows axillary buds to grow (suckers) resulting in yield loss and ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 54

    The regulation of autophagy of susceptible Nicotiana tabacum under tobacco mosaic virus infection

    YANG Jinguang(1); LIU Xaingfu(1); LIU Wei(1); QIAN Yumei(1); ZHANG Jing(2); LI Wei(2); DONG Shifei(2); WANG Yaofeng(3); HUANG Mingdi(4); WANG Fenglong(1)
    (1) Tobacco Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory of Tobacco Pest Monitoring Controlling & Integrated Management, Qingdao, P.R. China; (2) Hongyun Honghe Tobacco (Group) Co., Ltd., Kunming, P.R. China; (3) Qingyang Branch of Gansu Province Tobacco Company, Xifeng, P.R. China; (4) Longnan Tobacco Company, Gansu Tobacco Cooperation, Wudu 746000, P.R. China
    Autophagy (or self-eating) is an important conserved process by which eukaryotic cells recycle intracellular components. This study was undertaken to elucidate whether tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) infection on tobacco plants induced autophagy. TMV-U1 and ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 24

    A CFD model for the smouldering combustion of the cellulosic substrate during the ignition propensity test

    GUINDOS P.(1); PATEL A.(1,2); KOLB T.(1)
    (1) Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen, Germany; (2) TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
    An experimental and numerical investigation was conducted to characterise the influence of the cellulosic substrate used to assess the ignition propensity (IP) of cigarettes. The objective was to better understand the poor repeatability of the test and ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, ST 27

    Analysis of process intensity on tobacco moisture retention based on uniform design

    LI Wenjuan(1); ZHOU Fangfang(1); LONG Minghai(1); ZI Wenhua(1); JIANG Meihong(1); LIU Ze(2)
    (1) Yunnan Reascend Tobacco Technology (Group) Co., Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) Hongyun Honghe Group, Kunming, Kunming, P.R. China
    Tobacco moisture retention provides essential information about moisture adsorption behaviour and physical characteristics of cigarette formulating, which also influence cigarette aroma and smoking quality. Effect of the intensity of the casing process on ...