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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 35

    Chemometric and analytical tools directed to improve the selection of raw materials for long-filler cigar manufacture

    BORGES MIRANDA A.(1); ÁLVAREZ PRIETO M.(2,4); PÉREZ MARTÍNEZ C.(3); JIMÉNEZ CHACÓN J.(4); MOREJÓN FUENTES O.(1); GONZÁLEZ DÍAZ M.(1); HERNANDEZ REYES M.E.(1); MARQUEZ LEYVA I.(1); HERNÁNDEZ SANTANA Y.(1)
    (1) Instituto de Investigaciones del Tabaco, San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa, Cuba; (2) Facultad de Química, Universidad de La Habana, Departamento de Química Analítica, La Habana, Cuba; (3) Facultad de Química, Universidad de La Habana, Departamento de Química-Física, La Habana, Cuba; (4) Laboratorio Universitario de la Composición y Estructura de la Sustancia (LUCES), Universidad de La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
    Defining chemical specifications of raw materials, and having adequate analytical methodologies with known tolerances at a reasonable cost is a need for tobacco companies. They allow a better management of batches of raw materials produced. Three...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 73

    Harvester modification to reduce mechanical transmission of R. solanacearum

    FORTNUM B.A.; PETERSON P.D.
    Clemson University, Department of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Florence, SC, USA
    Mechanization both in leaf (multipass harvester) and flower (topping) removal has contributed to the spread and severity of bacterial wilt in North and South Carolina. When a mechanical harvester removes an infected leaf the bacterium can contaminate...