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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2011, 65, abstr. 62

    Field evaluation of an interspecific hybrid as a containment strategy for plant-made pharmaceutical applications in tobacco.

    CHAMBERS O.(1); RICE J.H.(2); MUNDELL R.(1); MILLWOOD R.J.(2); STEWART C.N.(2); DAVIES H.M.(1)
    (1) Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center, Lexington, KY, USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Biotechnology allows plants to be utilized for the production of non-native pharmaceutical and industrial materials with tobacco being the most commonly exploited plant for these applications. Genetic containment is a concern for these plant expression ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2011, 65, abstr. 63

    Effect of bale weight on TSNA content of cured burley tobacco in large bales.

    DENTON P.(1,2); VELANDIA M.(1); WITCHER V.(1)
    (1) University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN USA; (2) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY USA
    Cured burley tobacco was placed in large bales (106 cm x 106 cm x 103 cm) at varying weights to investigate the effect of density on TSNA formation during storage. Bale weights were 246, 309 and 340 kg in 2006-7, and 250 and 362 kg in 2008. Tobacco was ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 18; TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2010, 64, abstr. 43

    Potential applications of 'GM' technology in the production of tobacco for its traditional uses

    FORTNUM B.A.; PETERSON P.D.; DAVIES M.; CHAMBERS O.; THOMAS P.
    Clemson University, Dept. of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA
    The flue-cured and Burley tobacco industries have thus far relied solely on the intrinsic gene-pool of the tobacco plant itself for traits that enhance yield, disease resistance, leaf quality etc. Meanwhile, over the last 25 years the tobacco plant has ...