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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. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 41

    Search for varieties with useful resistance to Black Shank under Georgia growing conditions

    SHEALEY J.(1); DAWSON J.(1); TAYLOR J.(1); BEASLEY E.(1); BARNES T.(1); ANDERSON H.H.(1); VON WALDNER D.M.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); BERTRAND P.F.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Statenville GA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    As new varieties of black shank resistant tobacco are brought to the market extension agents in Georgia annually conduct variety trials across the state to measure performance and Florida 301 resistance levels throughout our tobacco producing region. It ...
  5. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 45

    Evaluation of fungicides for control of Black Shank in tobacco

    HOLLIFIELD S.(1); SHEALEY J.(1); BERTRAND P.F.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); DOWDY M.H.(1); SHEW H.D.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Quitman GA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
      Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2018-1-2047 HOLLIFIELD S. SHEALEY J. BERTRAND P.F. MOORE J.M. DOWDY M.H. SHEW H.D. English University of Georgia NCSU 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 45 Tobacco Workers Conference ...
  6. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 60

    Managing key tobacco pests with Verimark and Coragen insect control: update on tobacco budworm susceptibility and management of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

    PORTILLO H.E.(1); WILLIAMS R.W.(1); MEREDITH J.H.(1); BURRACK H.(2); ZILNIK G.(2); MOORE J.M.(3)
    (1) FMC, Raleigh NC USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (3) University of Georgia, Tifton GA USA
      Reference only. Abstract submission was on a voluntary basis. 2018-1-2061 PORTILLO H.E. WILLIAMS R.W. MEREDITH J.H. BURRACK H. ZILNIK G. MOORE J.M. English FMC Corporation NCSU University of Georgia 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 60 Tobacco ...
  7. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 86

    Evaluation of low alkaloid lines for chlorophyll levels, flowering dates, and relative ripening rates

    SUMMERS K.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); LaHUE S.S.(1); MORRIS J.W.(2); COWERT W.H.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Tifton GA USA; (2) Altria Client Services, Richmond VA USA
    Tobacco has been an economically important crop throughout history; providing a substantial cash flow in return for a large investment of time, labor, and materials. Recent regulations are requiring a reduced amount of nicotine in finished product. Plants ...