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  1. 49th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2020, abstr. 66

    Effects of soymilk root irrigation on the growth of flue-cured tobacco and bacterial community in soil

    DAI H.X.(1); YANG J.J.(2); XI J.Q.(3); LIANG T.B.(1); WANG J.W.(1); CHEN Y.C.(2); SU X.H.(2); ZHANG X.(3)
    (1) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou China; (2) Company of Sanmenxia City, Henan Provincial Tobacco Company, Sanmenxia China; (3) Institute of Plant Nutrition, Resource and Environment, Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Zhengzhou China
    Soymilk root irrigation (SRI, traditional soymilk and fermented soymeal), a topdressing technology with local characteristics for soil conservation, has become a routine agricultural technical measure in tobacco planting area of western Henan...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 08

    Isolation, screening and characterisation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolates for their ability to induce drought tolerance on tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

    MARUNDA M.(1); CHINHEYA C.C.(1); MUZHINJI N.(1); MUFUNDA F.(1); MUDYAWABIKWA B.(1); BANANA S.(1); MAHOHOMA W.(2); MADANZI T.(2)
    (1) Tobacco Research Board, Kutsaga, Harare, Zimbabwe; (2) Faculty of Natural Resources Management and Agriculture, Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Water availability is one of the major challenges limiting agricultural production in Zimbabwe. Recently, the country has been experiencing notable shift in seasons, uneven rainfall distribution, mid-season droughts and decreases in annual rainfall...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 27

    A low cost, efficient, multi-fuel heat exchange system availed to Zimbabwean small holder growers

    MUNANGA W.; DIMBI S.; MUZAVAZI S.; MAVUKA R.
    Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe currently has some 165,000 registered tobacco growers, 85 % of which are small holders who utilise less than two hectares of land for growing the crop. This group of growers relies mostly on indigenous fuel-wood for curing their crop, a...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 33

    Cigar wrapper production in Zimbabwe: an overview of past, present and future prospects

    MUKOYI F.(1); MAGAMA F.(1); EDMONDSON A.(2); GUILD L.(3); GARWE D.(1)
    (1) Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe; (2) Von Eicken, Lübeck, Germany; (3) Mapeto Farm, Burma Valley, Zimbabwe
    The cigar wrapper tobacco type was once grown in Zimbabwe in the early 1950s in a project that was championed by British American Tobacco (BAT). However, production was stifled owing to viability challenges coupled with loss of interest from growers....