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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 03

    Using fPAR as a modelling parameter for tobacco yield estimation in regional cropping areas

    BENSE G.(1); BENSE T.(2)
    (1) Teledet SRL, El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay; (2) C.I.T. Montepaz S.A., Montevideo, Uruguay
    Remote sensing has shown its usefulness in many applications for tobacco crop evaluation: using aerial or satellite collected data, mathematical models could be developed to investigate the status of a crop or to prognosticate its yield. Remote sensing is ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 11

    Characterization of flavor transfer during smoking of cigarettes with flavor capsules and aromatized tobacco cigarettes using SPME-GCMS

    RUFENER C.; BANCHERO M.; UMPIERREZ E.; BENSE T.
    C.I.T. Montepaz S.A., Montevideo, Uruguay
    Flavored tobacco has been used in cigarettes for many decades, but nowadays consumption of flavor capsule cigarettes is increasing in South American markets. Flavor capsules give the smoker the option of choosing to smoke the cigarette with or without ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 20

    Alternative additives for cigarette filters

    BENSE T.; RUFENER C.; TAROCO E.; RODRIGUEZ G.; BONILLA T.; UMPIÉRREZ E.
    Compañia Industrial de Tabacos Montepaz S.A., Montevideo, Uruguay
    For many years, activated carbons have been extensively used for water treatment and gas adsorption because their large surface area. More recently, new generations of carbon structures built at nanoscale with relatively large surface areas and exhibiting ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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; ...