1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 14

    Field tests of loss-of-function tobacco lines of eIF(iso)4E for resistance to tobacco bushy top disease and agronomic traits

    KOGA K.(1); SHINJO A.(1); MAINJENI C.E.D.(2); MSANGOSOKO K.R.(2); UDAGAWA H.(1); TAKAKURA Y.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan; (2) Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Department of Research and Technical Services, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco bushy top disease (TBTD) is one of the serious diseases affecting tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) production in African countries such as Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia. This disease is caused by a mixed infection of tobacco bushy top virus ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 36

    Mutations of phytochelatin synthase (PCS) genes by CRISPR/Cas9 reduce accumulation of cadmium in tobacco leaves

    SEO H.S.; LEE Y.G.; KIM K.C.; OH K.H.; JEON E.Y.; NA W.H.; LEE J.H.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    Cadmium (Cd) is classified as a Class 1 “known human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Cd accumulation in crop plants including tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) can lead to human exposure. Cd is a non-essential heavy metal ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 13

    Agronomic and qualitative performance of some experimental Burley hybrids in Malawi

    CHAMANGO A.M.Z.; SIBANDE L.A.G.O.; MATEWELE M.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Malawi mainly depends on tobacco for forex generation, with Burley as a major contributor. However, the country has a limited choice of high yielding and disease resistant varieties against a plethora of disease constraints, particularly root-knot ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 14

    Forestry sustainability in the tobacco sector in Malawi: a community concern requiring community approaches

    OFESI H.K.T.; LIVIMBO S.S.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco farmers depend heavily on tree resources for poles and firewood used in curing. Malawi tobacco farmers predominantly grow Burley tobacco which requires the least amount of tree resources per unit volume in comparison to dark-fired and flue-cured ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 08

    Effects of smoking parameters on aerosol delivery of next generation of Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs)

    JIN S.J.; LIM G.H.; SHIN G.W.; SHIN S.H.; LEE J.M.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    In recent years there have been many changes in the cigarette market. Cigarette users are accepting novel products along with conventional cigarettes. These novel products are sometimes referred to as next generation products (NGPs), and include items ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 17

    Comparison of in vitro toxicity of heated tobacco products and combustible cigarettes

    JANG M.; PARK C.H.; YOO J.H.; GWAK H.M.; SOHN H.O.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    In recent years, the paradigm of the tobacco industry has been changing with the development of heated tobacco products (HTPs) that have a similar taste to cigarettes but significantly reduce the amount of smoke components. The purpose of this study was ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 22

    Study of combustion patterns for ignition propensity test using several kinds of substrates and cigarettes

    LEE D.H.; KIM Y.S.; SHIN H.J.; LEE M.Y.
    KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    The ignition propensity of cigarettes can be measured in accordance with ISO 12863:2010. It recommends the use of Whatman No. 2 filter paper as a substrate. Actually most laboratories use this filter paper and there may be a need to replace Whatman No. 2 ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 18 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    Comparison of a flame ionization detector (GC/FID) to a nitrogen-phosphorus detector (GC/NPD) for gas chromatographic determination of nicotine in conventional and ultra-low nicotine tobacco blends

    STINSON A.; STEELMAN D.; CLARK T.J.
    Liggett Group LLC, 100 Maple Lane Mebane NC, U.S.A.
    The established CORESTA method to determine nicotine in tobacco uses a gas chromatograph coupled with a flame ionization detector (GC/FID) (CRM 62) that uses mass spectrometry (GC/MS) (CRM 87). These methods were developed to evaluate conventional tobacco ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 58

    A consortium approach for consumer-reported outcome measures to assess tobacco- and nicotine-containing products

    ACQUADRO C.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force: AYALA-FIERRO F.(2); BLACK R.(3); CAHOURS X.(4); CHREA C.(5); CURTIN G.(6); GILES L.(7); McCAFFREY S.(3); PARK C.H.(8); PRASAD K.(9); SHERWOOD N.(10); SHIFFMAN S.(11); SMITH J.(6); SPIES E.(5)
    (1) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France; (5) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neûchatel, Switzerland; (6) RAIS, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (7) JT Int'l SA, Genève, Switzerland; (8) KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; (9) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (10) Neil Sherwood Consulting, Commugny, Switzerland; (11) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    In the tobacco space, consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) are essential for understanding motivations, subjective effects, and behavior. Such measures have become particularly important with the advent of candidate modified risk tobacco products ...
  10. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 034 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2019)

    Comparison of a flame ionization detector (GC/FID) to a nitrogen-phosphorus detector (GC/NPD) for gas chromatographic determination of nicotine in conventional and ultra-low nicotine tobacco blends

    STEELMAN D.; STINSON A.; CLARK T.J.
    Liggett Group, Mebane, NC, USA
    The established CORESTA method to determine nicotine in tobacco uses a gas chromatograph coupled with a flame ionization detector (GC/FID) (CRM 62) or that uses a mass spectrometer (GC/MS) (CRM 87). These methods were developed to evaluate conventional ...