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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 74

    The use of maleic hydrazide to suppress mechanical transmission of Ralstonia solanacearum during leaf removal

    PETERSON P.D.; FORTNUM B.A.; REED T.D.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research & Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506, USA
    Bacterial wilt disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is a major limiting factor in the successful production of flue-cured tobacco in the southeast U.S.A. Mechanical transmission of the bacterium during flower and leaf removal plays a significant...
  2. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 21

    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 first objective of this study was to develop a sound methodology for assessing the relative efficiency of a prototype curing barn that utilized solar heat collected in a plenum around the outside of the barn in lieu of side wall insulation. Part...