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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Plenary Session, Invited Speaker 02

    Sixty years of tobacco agronomy: evolutions and challenges

    VERRIER J.L.(1); PAPENFUS H.D.(2); PRAT. M.(3)
    (1) Bergerac Seed & Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Alliance One International Services Ltd., Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (3) JT International Germany GmbH, Trier, Germany
    Tobacco leaf is a challenging production, labour-intensive, requiring special skills and competences at all steps. In the last century, this prompted tobacco producing countries to establishing institutes or university extension services, to perform...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 11

    Crop rotation practices in tobacco

    PAPENFUS H.D.(1); JACK A.M.(2)
    (1) Alliance One International Services Ltd., Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (2) University of Kentucky, Kentucky Research & Development Center, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    Crop rotation has long been an important practice for maintaining and improving soil fertility and condition, minimising erosion and slowing down the build-up and spread of pests, diseases, and weeds. It is therefore a corner-stone of IPM programmes...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, IG 01 ; CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, IG 01

    Sustainability in leaf tobacco production

    PAPENFUS H.D.
    Alliance One International Services Ltd., Camberley, Surrey, U.K.
    Sustainability in the leaf production sector of the industry aims at long-term farming. As such, it not only embraces all aspects of optimising yield, quality and profitability of the crop, but also of conserving the environment and improving quality...
  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.

    SODEN C.; WILLIAMSON F.
    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...