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  1. 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...
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 59

    An evaluation of hybrid and pure line cultivars of flue-cured tobacco for cured leaf yield and quality

    AMANKWA G.A.; MISHRA S.; SHEARER A.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg ON Canada
    Currently, hybrids account for about 57% of the flue-cured tobacco acreage in Canada, since the first release of a hybrid cultivar in 2006. Grower expectations for hybrids are high in terms of the potential for improved cured-leaf yield and quality...