1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 11

    Linking liming and soil nutrients availability: bridging the gap on knowledge of the effect of liquid liming agents as soil pH correction tools for improved yields and quality of flue-cured tobacco in Malawi

    MTONGA Y.P.(1); MUMBA J.B.(1); GOMONDA R.W.J.(1); KHUMBANYIWA A.G.(1); LOCKINGTON I.(2)
    (1) Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (2) Greenbelt Fertilisers Ltd, Kanengo, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi soils are highly weathered and acidic resulting in fixation of Phosphorus (P), Potassium (K) and Nitrogen (N) into insoluble forms with iron (Fe) and aluminium (Al) which are inaccessible by plants. Soil pH correction through liming to...
  2. 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...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 10

    Breeding for disease resistant dark-fire-cured tobacco in Malawi

    CHAMANGO A.M.Z.; GOMONDA R.W.J.; MAINJENI C.E.D.; MSANGOSOKO K.R.; KHUMBANYIWA A.G.; KASANGA T.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Dark fire-cured tobacco (DFC) is the third most important tobacco type grown in Malawi after Burley and flue-cured. With Malawi Western, MW 86-57 and AWL 28 as the leading approved DFC varieties for production in Malawi, the local and regional...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 27

    Potential of Jatropha seedcake for control of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) in tobacco

    MAINJENI C.E.D.; DUMBO E.L.C.; KWENDA H.A.B; MTONGA Y.P.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Jatropha seedcake is reported to be efficient in the control of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) in crops such as tomato. In this study, five application rates of Jatropha seedcake were explored for control of nematodes in tobacco seedbeds....
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Poster Session, APSTPOST 02 (also presented at TSRC 2016)

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    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...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2016, 70, abstr. 31 (also presented at CORESTA 2016)

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    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, Lexington, KY, USA; (5) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, USA; (6) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA
    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...