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  1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 29

    Working towards an increased understanding of the genetics of soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    DRAKE K.(1); LEWIS R.S.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.D.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence SC USA
    Black shank and bacterial wilt, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae and Ralstonia solanacearum, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetic systems controlling ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 41

    Investigating the genetics of polygenic soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A, (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence, NC, U.S.A.
    Bacterial wilt and black shank, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and Phytophthora nicotianae, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetics controlling ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, AP 35

    Measuring canopy nitrogen nutrition in tobacco plants using hyper spectrum parameters

    ZOU Yong; YE Xiaoqing; YU Zhihong; CHEN Yufeng; WANG Wei; CHEN Jianjun
    (1) Shenzhen Tobacco Ind. Co., Ltd. of CNTC, Shenzhen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (2) Shenzhen Boton Flavors & Fragrances Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (3) Tobacco Laboratory, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P.R. China
    The aim of this paper is to study the quantitative relationship between above-ground nitrogen accumulation (ANA) of flue-cured tobacco and canopy spectral parameters, and then build a monitoring model for ANA of flue-cured tobacco based on various ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STPOST 03

    Development and application of FT-NIRs model for online monitoring of the quality of cut tobacco in primary processing line

    YI Hao(1); LI Jun(1); LIU Wei(1); DU Wen(1,2); WANG Zhiguo(1); CHEN Zengping(2)
    (1) Technology Center, China Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd. of CNTC, Changsha, P.R. China; (2) College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, P.R. China
    Near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is especially suitable for online monitoring of the productive process due to its fast and non-destructive detection feature. The online monitoring of cut tobacco is important for cigarette industrial enterprises to ...
  5. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 29

    Variable rate irrigation in South Carolina flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    Extended periods of drought are not uncommon in the flue-cured tobacco production area of South Carolina during the growing season. Timely application of sufficient volumes of water during critical phases of crop development can have a dramatic impact on ...
  6. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 42

    Solar assisted curing in flue-cured tobacco

    HENDERSON R.D.; REED T.D.; GOODEN D.T.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The objective of this study was to assess the relative efficiency of a prototype solar flue-curing barn that utilizes heat collected in a plenum around the outer metal wall of the barn to preheat the air going into the barn and burner. Part of this ...
  7. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 43

    Curing efficiency studies with Bulk-Tobac systems in South Carolina

    GOODEN D.T.; BARNES M.; BREEL J.; JOHNSON B.; JOHNSON W.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706, USA
    The objective of this study was to compare the efficiency of Bulk-Tobac tobacco curing systems in South Carolina. Studies were conducted on different barn types at two locations over two years. At location 1, three DeCloet barns were used for comparison; ...
  8. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 68

    Management of tobacco budworm and tobacco hornworm in tobacco in South Carolina

    REAY-JONES F.P.F.; FORTNUM B.A.; GOODEN D.T.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506, USA
    Tobacco budworm (TBW), Heliothis virescens F. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and tobacco hornworm (THW), Manduca sexta L. (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), are consistent pests of tobacco in South Carolina. Trials were conducted at the Pee Dee Research and Education ...