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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 15

    Chemical changes in ultra-low nicotine tobacco produced by grafting with Solanum melongena L.

    REN Mengjuan(1); SHI Hongzhi(1); YANG Huijuan(1); LI Jianhua(2); DUAN Weidong(3); LI Hongliang(2)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University/Tobacco Cultivation Key Laboratory of China Tobacco, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Xuchang Tobacco Company of Henan Province, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co. Ltd., Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Ultra-low nicotine tobacco production has been given broad attention due to the possible regulation of nicotine content in cigarette tobacco. A pot experiment was carried out in Xiangcheng County, Henan Province, in 2017, to study the feasibility of ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 29

    Changes in content of TSNAs and other compounds of different tobacco types during 6-year long-term storage

    ZHANG Mengyue(1); SHI Hongzhi(1); ZHOU Jun(2); DUAN Weidong(3); YANG Huijuan(1); BAI Ruoshi(2)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University, National Tobacco Cultivation & Physiology & Biochemistry Research Center, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Beijing Cigarette Factory of Shanghai Tobacco Group Co., Ltd., Beijing, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Henan Industrial Ltd Co., Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Samples of flue-cured, Burley and sun-cured tobaccos from different production areas were collected to investigate the changes in content of tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) by the SPE-LC-MS/MS method during 6-year long term storage under natural ...
  3. 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 Drug ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Plenary Session, IG 02

    Cigarette Variability Task Force study designs, statistical considerations, initial observations, and limitations

    MORTON M.J.(1); TAYYARAH R.(2); FLORA J.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A. [Presented as a representative of the CVAR TF]
    The objective of the Cigarette Variability Task Force (CVAR TF) is to examine commercial cigarette variability through testing of select cigarette smoke and tobacco filler constituents plus select physical characteristics. To meet this objective, the CVAR ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or more ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Effects of treatment time of ultraviolet irradiation and ozone on the internal quality of the redrying tobacco

    XU Chunping(1); BAI Jiafeng(2); ZHENG Kai(3); ZHU Guocheng(3); HU Zhizhong(2); JIANG Yu(1); XU Heng(4); LI Shufang(3); YANG Zhiqiang(3)
    (1) College of Food and Biological Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center, China Tobacco Guangxi Industrial Co. Ltd, Nanning, Guanxi, P.R. China; (3) Xuchang Cigarette Factory, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Xuchang, Henan, P.R. China; (4) Technical Center, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    To investigate the effect of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and ozone on the internal quality of redrying tobacco, Qujing redrying tobacco (B2F) was selected as experimental material and irradiated by UV irradiation (producing ozone) and treated with ozone ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 10

    Principal component analysis of volatile components in refill liquids for electronic cigarettes with different tastes

    XU Chunping(1); MA Kuoyan(2); HAO Hui(3); CHEN Zhifei(3); ZHAO Shanshan(1)
    (1) College of Food and Biology Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center of China Tobacco Chongqing Industrial Co., Ltd., Chongqing, P.R. China; (3) Technical Center of China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co. Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    In this study the characterization of refill liquids for different electronic cigarettes with different tastes was compared. GC/MS and principal component analysis were employed to analyze the volatile components in refill liquids for five kinds of taste, ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 43

    In vitro micronucleus (MN) assay using TK6 cells: review of historical positive and negative control data

    STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr(1); HURTADO S.B.(1); WELLS M.M.(1); KWOK V.Y.(1); DOSHI U.(2); COFFA B.G.(2); LEE K.M.(2)
    (1) Charles River Laboratories, Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.; (2) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    TK6 human lymphoblastoid cells are widely used in the in vitro MN assay as a part of regulatory genotoxicity testing for pharmaceuticals, but have seen relatively limited use in testing of other test materials, including tobacco-related products. As an ...