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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 14

    Field tests of loss-of-function tobacco lines of eIF(iso)4E for resistance to tobacco bushy top disease and agronomic traits

    KOGA K.(1); SHINJO A.(1); MAINJENI C.E.D.(2); MSANGOSOKO K.R.(2); UDAGAWA H.(1); TAKAKURA Y.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan; (2) Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Department of Research and Technical Services, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco bushy top disease (TBTD) is one of the serious diseases affecting tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) production in African countries such as Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia. This disease is caused by a mixed infection of tobacco bushy top virus ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 13

    Agronomic and qualitative performance of some experimental Burley hybrids in Malawi

    CHAMANGO A.M.Z.; SIBANDE L.A.G.O.; MATEWELE M.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi mainly depends on tobacco for forex generation, with Burley as a major contributor. However, the country has a limited choice of high yielding and disease resistant varieties against a plethora of disease constraints, particularly root-knot ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 14

    Forestry sustainability in the tobacco sector in Malawi: a community concern requiring community approaches

    OFESI H.K.T.; LIVIMBO S.S.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco farmers depend heavily on tree resources for poles and firewood used in curing. Malawi tobacco farmers predominantly grow Burley tobacco which requires the least amount of tree resources per unit volume in comparison to dark-fired and flue-cured ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 021

    Influence of the time of and stirring rate during the first step of synthesis of SBA-15 on its catalytic effect for reducing toxicants concentration in tobacco smoke

    JUÁREZ-SERRANO N.; ASENSIO-MORANT J.; MARTÍNEZ-CASTELLANOS I.; BERENGUER D.; BLASCO I.; BELTRÁN M.I.; MARCILLA A.
    University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Certain mesoporous materials can modify notably the composition of smoke tobacco, since they can act as catalysts and/or adsorbents allowing to reduce the toxic and carcinogenic compounds of the smoke. However, the properties of the catalysts strongly ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 023

    Effect of SBA-15 morphology in the composition of the mainstream tobacco smoke

    MARTÍNEZ-CASTELLANOS I.; MARCILLA A.; BELTRÁN M.I.; BERENGUER D.; BLASCO I.; JUAREZ N.; ASENSIO J.; CALABUIG E.
    University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Mesoporous silica materials, such as SBA-15, are attracting increasing interest in the last years. Our research group has focused in their capability for reducing the toxic compounds generated in the smoking process when mixed with tobacco. By tuning the ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 22

    Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) resistant flue-cured hybrids - current Malawi situation

    SIBANDE L.A.G.O.; CHAMANGO A.M.Z.; MATEWERE M.; KHUMBANYIWA A.G.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    In Malawi, flue-cured tobacco production is negatively affected by both aerial and soil borne diseases. Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) is one of the major soil borne diseases that attack the crop, reducing cured leaf yield and quality. Currently ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 005

    Effect of the addition of SBA-15 in the pyrolysis of a reference tobacco under inert and oxidizing atmosphere

    CALABUIG E.; MARCILLA A.; BELTRÁN M.I.
    University of Alicante, San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
    The composition of evolved products from slow pyrolysis under inert and oxidizing atmospheres of a reference tobacco 3R4F from the Reference Cigarette Program of the College of Agriculture of the University of Kentucky and a mixture of the reference ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 034

    Influence of the time of synthesis of SBA-15 on its effect as a catalyst reducing toxicant concentration in tobacco smoke

    JUÁREZ-SERRANO N.; MARCILLA A.; BELTRÁN M.I.
    University of Alicante, San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
    In recent years, SBA-15 has been suggested as an additive for reduction of toxic compounds in tobacco smoke. The structure of this type of materials is strongly dependent on the synthesis conditions. The objective of the present work is to analyze the ...