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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 15

    Evaluation of dark fire-cured SRC (Stable Reduced Converter) lines with ZYVERT™ technology in Kentucky and Tennessee field trials

    BAILEY W.A.(1); RODGERS C.(1); PITT B.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Springfield TN USA
    Field experiments were conducted at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center in Princeton KY and at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim Research & Education Center in Springfield TN for five years (2013-2017) to compare ...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 64

    An overview of conservation tillage tobacco in Tennessee

    WALKER E.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); RHODES N.(1); DENTON P.(2); FOWLKES D.(3)
    (1) University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA; (2) GAP Connections, Knoxville TN USA; (3) Burley Stabilization, Springfield TN USA
    Conservation tillage tobacco has been evaluated in Tennessee for over 30 years. During this time, no-till and strip-till systems have been compared with conventional tillage. Advantages of conservation tillage tobacco include soil and moisture ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 30

    Identification of sucker control genes

    HAMANO K.; SUZUKI S.; SATO S.; ARAI M.; NEGISHI Y.; NOMURA A.; TSUKAHARA M.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    In tobacco, depending on strong shoot apical dominance, suckers grow vigorously after topping. A sucker can develop sequentially at least three times at each axil during the cultivation period. Suckers negatively affect tobacco yield and quality. ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 35

    Development of THA mutant line having markedly increased threonine in cured leaves

    KOIKE A.; NOGUCHI S.; TSUKUI S.; OGURO S.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    Threonine (Thr), an amino acid, is known to be related to tobacco smoking flavour and aroma. Obtaining Thr-rich cured tobacco leaves is difficult because Thr contents in fresh tobacco leaves are decreased drastically during curing processes. To increase ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 40

    Plant metabolism studies with 14C-maleic hydrazide (MH) in tobacco and evaluation of analytical methods

    TATENO A.(1); KISHI H.(1); NAKAYAMA K.(2); OYAMA K.(1); MIYOSHI M.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan; (2) Japan Tobacco Inc., Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Division, Tokyo, Japan
    Maleic hydrazide (MH) is used as a sucker control agent for tobacco. Reportedly, absorbed MH in tobacco plants is metabolized to its glucoside conjugates and is converted to the bound form. However, how much original MH can be converted to those forms in ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 43

    Pyrethroid resistance in the cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne (F.) (Coleoptera: Anobiidae)

    FUKAZAWA N.; TAKAHASHI R.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    Spraying application of contact insecticides onto building surfaces (walls and floors) is a key measure to control the cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne (F.) population in tobacco warehouses. Pyrethroids have been used widely as effective surface ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 45

    New genetic source for black shank resistance and genomic loci associated with its resistance

    SHINJO A.; KOGA K.; ONO T.; NOGUCHI S.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    Black shank causes severe yield loss of tobacco in Japan because of root and leaf infection by Phytophthora nicotianae, the causal agent of this disease. Several cultivated varieties in Japan have partial resistance derived from Florida 301, which is ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 47

    Enhanced resistance to potato virus Y (PVY) and resistance-breaking PVY in tobacco eIF4E-S and eIF(iso)4E-T double mutant

    TAKAKURA Y.; UDAGAWA H.; SHINJO A.; KOGA K.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    Eukaryotic translation-initiation factors in plants, eIF4E and eIF(iso)4E, play key roles in infection by potyviruses and other plant RNA viruses. Mutations in the genes encoding these factors might reduce susceptibility to viruses. They are the basis of ...