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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 19

    Effect of storage method and duration on germination of pelleted flue-cured tobacco seed

    AMANKWA G.; MISHRA S.; SHEARER A.D.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Delhi, Ontario, Canada
    The amount of pelleted seed remaining after seeding can be quite substantial in certain cases, requiring proper storage if the seed is to be seeded the subsequent year. This study was conducted to determine the best storage condition that would maintain ...
  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 controlling ...
  3. 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 which ...
  4. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 68

    Evaluation of MCW-2 (fluensulfone) as a nematicide in flue-cured tobacco production

    SAUDE C.; BRAMMALL R.A.; SHEARER A.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg ON Canada
    Field trials were conducted in 2012-2014 to evaluate the effects of three rates (1, 2 and 4 kg a.i./ha) of MCW-2 (a.i. fluensulfone) on plant growth and yield, and populations of Root-lesion (RLN) (Pratylenchus penetrans) and Stunt (Tylenchorhynchus spp.) ...
  5. 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 impact on ...
  6. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 42

    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 objective of this study was to assess the relative efficiency of a prototype solar flue-curing barn that utilizes heat collected in a plenum around the outer metal wall of the barn to preheat the air going into the barn and burner. Part of this ...
  7. 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 comparison; ...