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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 40

    Progress in breeding and biocontrol dual approaches for tobacco broomrape management

    MALPICA A.(1); GUINCHARD L.(2); BACHET S.(1); VACHER C.(3); GATARD L.(4); REIBEL C.(2); GAUTHERON N.(2); EDELHERMANN V.(2); STEINBERG C.(2); GIBOT LECLERC S.(2)
    (1) Bergerac Seed & Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Agroécologie (AgroSup Dijon, INRA, Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté), Dijon, France; (3) Arvalis, Institut du Vegetal, Bergerac, France; (4) Coopérative CT2F, Maison de l’Agriculture, Schiltigheim, France
    Tobacco broomrape (Phelipanche ramosa, Phelipanche aegyptiaca and Orobanche Cernua) is a widespread parasitic plant from the Orobanchaceae family, that causes important damage in tobacco crops. Broomrape is mainly present in Europe, Middle East and...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and...