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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 controlling ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 41

    Investigating the genetics of polygenic soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A, (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence, NC, U.S.A.
    Bacterial wilt and black shank, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and Phytophthora nicotianae, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetics controlling ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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; ...
  6. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 68

    Management of tobacco budworm and tobacco hornworm in tobacco in South Carolina

    REAY-JONES F.P.F.; FORTNUM B.A.; GOODEN D.T.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506, USA
    Tobacco budworm (TBW), Heliothis virescens F. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and tobacco hornworm (THW), Manduca sexta L. (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), are consistent pests of tobacco in South Carolina. Trials were conducted at the Pee Dee Research and Education ...
  7. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 73

    Harvester modification to reduce mechanical transmission of R. solanacearum

    FORTNUM B.A.; PETERSON P.D.
    Clemson University, Department of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Florence, SC, USA
    Mechanization both in leaf (multipass harvester) and flower (topping) removal has contributed to the spread and severity of bacterial wilt in North and South Carolina. When a mechanical harvester removes an infected leaf the bacterium can contaminate ...
  8. 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 role ...