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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 10

    Study on pollution control and thermal efficiency optimisation of tobacco bulk curing barn

    CHEN Zhenguo (1); YANG Yang (2); SUN Guangwei(1); YANG Lailin(3); WEI Kesu(4); ZOU Shuoye(5);QIAO Yu(6); WANG Bo(6); HUANG Jingchun(6)
    (1) Tobacco Research Institute of Hubei Province, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R. China; (2) Enshi Tobacco Company, Enshi City, Hubei Province, P.R. China; (3) Sanming Tobacco Company, Sanming City, Fujian Province, P.R. China; (4) Tobacco Research Institute of Guizhou Province, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, P.R. China; (5) Henan Tobacco Company, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, P.R. China; (6) Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R. China
    Coal is still used as a fuel to provide the necessary heat for most tobacco curing barns in China. Due to the lack of corresponding equipment and the measures to reduce emissions, the gas pollutants from curing barns, such as SO 2, smoke, etc., are often ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 091

    Tobacco-specific nitrosamines in the mainstream smoke of commercial little cigars

    EDWARDS S.H.(1); HASSINK M.(1); TAYLOR K.M.(1); WATSON C.(2); KUKLENYIK P.(2); WANG R.(2); CHEN P.(2); VALENTIN-BLASINI L.(2); KIMBRELL B.(2)
    (1) US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Silver Spring, MD, USA; (2) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cigars are among the broad variety of deemed tobacco products that have been less extensively studied and characterized than cigarettes. Small sheet-wrapped cigars, often called little cigars, are a subcategory of cigars that are similar to conventional ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups (Workshop), STW 06

    Biomarkers of tobacco smoke exposure in the U.S. population: result and resources from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

    BLOUNT B.C.
    Tobacco and Volatiles Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.
    Tobacco smoke exposure is the primary cause of disease and premature death in the U.S. population and a major contributor to negative health impact globally. Tobacco smoke harms the health of active users and non-users with indirect exposure. Biomarkers ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 046

    The quantitation of volatile nitrosamines in mainstream tobacco smoke by gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) using direct sample bag collection

    COWAN E.A.; WINKELJOHN W.R.; LISKO J.G.; VALENTIN-BLASINI L.
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Volatile nitrosamines (VNAs) are classified as group 2A and 2B carcinogens in humans by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), have been associated with increased incidences of carcinogenesis and have been linked to lipid peroxidation, ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 048

    Survey of nicotine, NNK, NNN, pH and physical properties of little cigars in the US market place

    LIU Youbang(1); HASSINK M.D.(1); TAYLOR K.M.(1); WATSON C.(2); CHAFIN D.(2); LAWLER T.(2); VALENTIN-BLASINI L.(2); KIMBRALL B.(2)
    (1) U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA; (2) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    In May 2016, the jurisdiction of the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act was extended to include all tobacco products, including cigars. Because limited information exists on the chemistry of cigar filler and smoke, 60 brands of popular little cigars sold ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 02

    Reverse logistics - receiving program for empty containers of pesticides from tobacco growers in southern Brazil

    SEHN C.A.
    SindiTabaco - Interstate Tobacco Industry Union, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil
    The Brazilian legislation, through Decree 4.074/2002, has determined that users of agrochemicals and related products should return the empty containers and their covers to the commercial establishments where they were purchased. This legislation also ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 22

    Evaluation of soil solarisation as a tool for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in small tobacco farms in southern Brazil

    BERGER I.J.(1); OLIVEIRA G.H.N.(1); SEHN C.A.(1); SILVA D.J.(1); TEIXEIRA D.V.(1); SARTORI L.(1); SCHMITT M.A.(1); COUGO L.F.(1); FRANCHINI E.(1); CHAVES I.C.P.V.(2); CHAVES L.C.S.V.(2); CARDOZA Y.F.(3); ANDRADE C.C.L.(3); DUARTE V.(3); SANTIN R.C.M.(3)
    (1) SindiTabaco - Interstate Tobacco Industry Union, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (2) SANTAGRO, Santa Cruz Agrícola Comercial Ltda, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (3) Agronômica - Phytosanitary Laboratory and Consulting, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Soil solarisation has a successful history as an environmentally friendly tool for IPM using solar power to control a range of soilborn plant pathogens. Therefore, this technique was evaluated in tobacco production areas in southern Brazil as a ...
  8. 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 ...