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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 31

    Reproduction of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne arenaria on tobacco homo- or heterozygous for root-knot nematode resistance genes RK1 and/or RK2

    ADAMO N.; JOHNSON C.S.; EISENBACK J.D.
    Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA
      Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2018-1-2033 ADAMO N. JOHNSON C.S. EISENBACK J.D. English Virginia Tech 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 31 Tobacco Workers Conference (TWC) USA ADAMO N.; JOHNSON C.S.; EISENBACK J.D. ...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 53

    Quantitative real-time PCR analysis of individual flue-cured tobacco seeds reveals novel insights into seedborne transmission of Tobacco Mosaic Virus

    ELLIS B.W.(1); WILKINSON C.A.(1); BROWN J.A.(1); ELLIS M.D.(1); SIT T.L.(2)
    (1) Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    The purpose of this study is to investigate seed-borne transmission of Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) by examining the infestation route of tobacco seeds. Four different crosses were performed using K326 flue-cured variety: 1) self-fertilized, TMV infected, 2 ...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 68

    Effect of floor insulation on curing efficiency of dark fire-cured tobacco

    RODGERS C.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); REED T.D.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA
    Dark-fired tobacco growers in western KY and TN spend an estimated $4 million annually on materials for firing the crop. Design of newly constructed dark-fired tobacco barns in this region are generally cross-tier, 32 to 36 ft. wide, 3 to 4 tiers high, ...