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  1. CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, APPOST 06

    Determination of number of outlets from external furnace for improved fuel wood consumption, cure duration and leaf quality in dark fired tobacco barns in Malawi

    KAIPA J.B.; NTHONYIWA A.; MUNTHALI F.C.
    ARET, Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi produces about 3 million kg of dark fired tobacco annually. This tobacco is cured in barns using wood. This practice contributes to deforestation. It is, therefore, vital that better energy saving curing technologies be identified which do not ...
  2. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2008, 4, p. 39-41, ISSN.1002-0861

    Effects of pH value of cut tobacco on nicotine in and smoking quality of cigarette smoke

    DUAN YAN-QING; YANG TAO; ZHE WEI
    Technology Center, Hongyun Tobacco (Group) Co., Ltd., Kunming, China
    In order to investigate the effects of pH value of cut tobacco on nicotine in and smoking quality of cigarette smoke, cut tobacco of two brands of cigarette was treated with 0.2 mol/L HCl and 0.5 mol/L NaOH aqueous solutions, respectively, and then the pH ...