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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. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 67

    Update on the pasture herbicide stewardship program and efforts to reduce the occurrence of off-target damage to tobacco and other sensitive, high value crops

    RHODES G.N. Jr.; ISRAEL T.D.; MCINTOSH D.W.
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA
    Off-target movement of pasture herbicides to tobacco and other high value crops continues to be an issue. Damage can result in lost productivity for growers, expensive fines and/or lawsuits, and negative publicity for the industry. We began a ...
  4. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 09

    Effects of excessive heat during curing on TSNA levels in dark fire-cured tobacco

    PITT W.D.; BAILEY W.A.
    University of Tennessee, Highland Rim Research & Education Center, 3181 Experiment Station Road, Springfield, TN 37172, USA
    Experiments were conducted at the Highland Rim Research & Education Center near Springfield TN in 2011 to 2013 to evaluate the effects of excessive temperatures during fire-curing on TSNAs in dark fire-cured tobacco. Two identical barns were filled ...
  5. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 20

    Educational efforts to reduce the impact of off-target herbicides in tobacco and other high value crops

    RHODES G.N. Jr.; ISRAEL T.D.
    University of Tennessee, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Each year we continue to experience off-target movement of agricultural chemicals, particularly pasture and right-of-way herbicides, to fields of tobacco and other high value crops. While these herbicides are valuable tools for weed management, off-target ...