1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 29

    Working towards an increased understanding of the genetics of soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    DRAKE K.(1); LEWIS R.S.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.D.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence SC USA
    Black shank and bacterial wilt, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae and Ralstonia solanacearum, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetic systems...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 22

    Nicotiana genomes: beyond tobacco

    SIERRO N.S.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; THOMAS J.; LIEDSCHULTE V.; BOVET L.; BROYE H.; LAPARRA H.; VUARNOZ A.; LANG G.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    While Nicotiana tabacum is likely the most notable species from the Nicotiana genus, various other Nicotiana species are cultivated as crops, grown as ornamental garden plants, or used as model organisms in research. Within Solanaceae, Nicotiana...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 41

    Investigating the genetics of polygenic soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A, (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence, NC, U.S.A.
    Bacterial wilt and black shank, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and Phytophthora nicotianae, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetics controlling...
  4. 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...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 24

    Tobacco breeding for TSWV resistance using RTSW-al factor derived from cultivar Polalta

    TROJAK-GOLUCH A.(1); KORBECKA-GLINKA G.(1).; GOEPFERT S.(2); DOROSZEWSKA T.(1).; BERBEC A.(1)
    (1) Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research Institute, Pulawy, Poland; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tomato spotted wilt, caused by the tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV), causes significant economic losses in the cultivation of tobacco worldwide. The best approach to the management of the disease is growing resistant cultivars. Within N. tabacum, the...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Poster Session, APSTPOST 02 (also presented at TSRC 2016)

    The CORESTA Website

    MANSION B.(1); LAURES F.(1); DE TERVARENT N.(2); GUITTON P.M.(2); MARIGNAC E.(2); COLARD S.(3); JACK A.M.(4); STEVENS R.(5); WAGNER K.A.(6)
    (1) Mamasam, Vincennes, France; (2) CORESTA, Paris, France; (3) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (4) University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (5) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (6) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Over the past few years, CORESTA work procedures and communication policies have been evolving in line with the association's vision is to be "an authoritative source of publically available credible science and best practices related to tobacco and...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 06

    Evaluation of a biomarker of oxidative stress: 8-iso-prostaglandin F2α / prostaglandin F2α ratio

    NEWLAND K.(1); MILLER P.(1); FARMEN R.(1); TRAN C.T.(2); HAZIZA C.(2); PICAVET P.(2)
    (1) Celerion, Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    It is understood that exposure to free radicals related to tobacco use negatively impacts smoker health. Studies have been performed measuring fatty acid oxidation products (F2-Isoprostanes) in human urine as biomarkers of harm from free radical...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Analysis of 12 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons compounds in aerosol

    CORREIA D.; ROTA D.; SAUSER Y.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Cube, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) comprise a large class of chemical compounds known to be carcinogenic. These compounds are present in cigarette smoke, normally at low concentrations (ng/cig or lower). The purpose of this study was to...