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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Jerez de la Frontera, 1992, p. 135, APOST9, ISSN.0525-6240

    Genetic variability in particulate matter index in some tobacco genotypes available in india

    KAMESWARA RAO B.V.; SEETHA RAMACHARY T.; RAMANA RAO V.V.; PRASANNA SIMHARAO G.S.B.; CHARI M.S.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Particulate Matter Index (PMI), as estimated on John Payne tar predictor, offers a simple, quicker and reliable relative evaluation of predicted tar yields from cigarettes made from different tobacco genotypes. One of the promising approaches for ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Jerez de la Frontera, 1992, p. 170, PPOST8, ISSN.0525-6240

    Screening germplasm resistance of tobacco to Phytophthora parasitica f. nicotianae causing black shank disease

    REDDY T.S.N.; NAGARAJAN K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Black shank (Phytophthora parasitica f. nicotianae) is a serious fungal disease in most of the tobacco growing tracts in India. The predominant race of the fungus in Andhra Pradesh is race O. In order to identify resistant/tolerant donors to this race of ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Jerez de la Frontera, 1992, p. 178, S4, ISSN.0525-6240

    Effect of potassium on tar and nicotine delivery from cigarette

    KAMESWARA RAO B.V.; NARASIMHA RAO C.V.; NAGESWARA RAO K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    The tar/nicotine yields in the majority of the Indian Cigarettes range from 21 to 38 and 1.1 to 2.0 mg/cig (IARC monograph, 1980) though recent figures indicate 20-30 mg tar and 1-2 mg nicotine per cigarette. There is a vast scope for reducing these ...