1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 18

    The art and science of tobacco breeding and production

    LAWSON D.M.; REKOWSKY V.; ELLIOTT P.; SCHAEFFER S.; FAGUNDES B.
    F.W. Rickard Seeds, Inc., Mebane, NC, USA; ProfiGen do Brasil, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil.
    The objective of our research program is to develop high yielding, high quality, flue-cured and burley tobacco cultivars with sufficient disease resistance for productive tobacco production worldwide. A comprehensive research program has been...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 24

    Hybrid seed production in tobacco by using male sterile plants

    NIKOVA V.; NIKOLOV E.; IANCHEVA A.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria; Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Reg. Ctre for Scientific Investig. & Prod. of Tobacco, Haskovo, Bulgaria.
    The introduction of hybrid crop varieties has enabled spectacular growth in productivity owing to hybrid vigor and increased uniformity. To produce hybrid seeds, a pollination control system is required to prevent unwanted self-pollination. New...