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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 07

    The effect of chloride application rate to the yield, quality, and chemistry of flue-cured tobacco

    PACE C.R.; VANN M.C.; FISHER L.R.; SEAGROVES R.; HARDY D.H.
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Applications of chloride (Cl-) to tobacco are generally discouraged due to the negative effects the anion can have to yield, quality, and smoke flavor/aroma. Despite the negative effects associated with Cl- application, unintentional applications of the ...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 09

    Evaluation of NCDA&CS boron sufficiency ranges for flue-cured tobacco

    JERNIGAN C.H.(1); HARDY D.H.(1); HICKS K.A.(1); McGINNIS M.S.(1); FISHER L.R.(2); VANN M.C.(2)
    (1) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Boron (B) is an essential micronutrient for optimum plant growth of flue-cured tobacco and is required in trace amounts (<1.0 lb B/acre). Since use of premium tobacco fertilizer grades that contain trace amounts of B are not typical in today’s ...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 17

    Organic transplant production: an evaluation of nitrogen fertility programs

    VANN M.C.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); SEAGROVES R.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA
    Organic tobacco production in North Carolina has increased in recent years. Despite increasing interest, little is known regarding the appropriate management of organic nitrogen sources in a seedling float system. Research was conducted to evaluate three ...
  4. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 18

    Evaluations of float water aeration in organic transplant production

    FISHER L.R.(1); VANN M.C.(1); SEAGROVES R.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA
    At present, the effects of float bed aeration in the production of organic tobacco seedlings are not known. Research was conducted to evaluate two organic nitrogen fertilizer programs and their effects to float water nutrient concentration and seedling ...
  5. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 20

    Screening of acidifying chemicals for use in the production of organic tobacco seedlings

    VANN M.C.(1); SEAGROVES R.(1); SHORT M.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Raleigh NC USA
    Float water bicarbonate concentration in excess of 2.0 meq/L (100 ppm) can result in stunted, unusable seedlings unless float water is acidified. In conventional greenhouse systems, sulfuric acid is used for this purpose; however, that chemical is not ...