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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 27

    An alternative solution for suckers’ control in leaf tobacco production

    KANE K.(1); N’GUYEN CHAUME C.(2)
    (1) ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, Bergerac, France; (2) JADE International, Mérignac, France
    In France, sucker control is practised on all tobacco crops, currently using two active substances registered for conventional production: 1-decanol and maleic-hydrazide (MH). 1-decanol is used on any tobacco type. An inconvenience is that, according to ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 50

    Reducing production costs of French Burley tobacco by mechanisation of stripping with Cured Plant Segmenting/Separator System CP3S

    GOUDOUNECHE J.L.(1); DAY G.B.(2); SMITH T.D.(2); WELLS L.G.(2)
    (1) ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, Service Génétique Physiologie et Protection des Plantes, Bergerac, France; (2) University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    In 2011 ARVALIS and the University of Kentucky started a partnership in order to offer cheaper means of production and allow specialisation of French tobacco farmers. The first steps were completed between 2011 and 2014 as follows: Adaptation of French ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 58

    A first French tobacco energy and greenhouse gas assessment with the EGES® method

    ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, Bergerac, France
    The recent COP 21 agreement (Paris – December 2015) has, once more, highlighted climatic and global warming issues. Statistics revealed that, in France, agriculture contributes to 21% of the national total amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (2011). ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 17

    Impact of flowery fallows, crop rotation and intermediate nitrate trap crops on pest pressure in tobacco

    (1) ARVALIS Institut du Vegetal, Bergerac, France; (2) IUT Périgueux, Université Bordeaux IV, Département Génie Biologique, Périgueux, France
    To reduce the use of agrochemicals and environmental impacts, natural pest control methods, including the introduction of flowered fallows, are being tested by ARVALIS Institut du Végétal in a long term experiment located at Bergerac, France. A three-year ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 07

    Benzo[a]pyrene in tobacco products by ultra-pressure liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection using its deuterated analog as an internal standard.

    Arista Laboratories, Inc., Richmond, VA, USA
    Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a group 1 carcinogen. BaP is formed as a product of incomplete combustion and is found in tobacco smoke as well as ...