CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 11
Tobacco mutants with fewer suckers
Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
In tobacco, depending on strong shoot apical dominance, suckers grow vigorously after topping. Tobacco plants produce up to a third sucker sequentially at each leaf axil during the cultivation period. Suckers adversely affect tobacco leaf yield and...