1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 01

    The effect of nitrogen on non-reduced nitrogen and tobacco-specific nitrosamines in dark air-cured tobacco

    BOSHOFF H.J.
    ARC, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    Excessive amounts of nitrogenous fertilisers applied to dark air-cured tobacco are likely to increase the levels of non-reduced nitrogen in the tobacco. Non-reduced nitrogen will, under certain conditions, contribute to the formation of nitrosamines....