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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 04

    Pest and disease surveillance in flue-cured tobacco growing zones of India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Ltd, Agri Business Division, Research Department, Rajahmundry, A.P, India
    Pest and disease are major yield limiting factors in tobacco production and these biotic factors reduce the productivity besides affecting the quality of leaf. The control of these pest and diseases warrant more pesticide usage resulting in pesticide...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 52

    Biological control of soil borne diseases in tobacco

    REDDY BSR.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Limited, Research Department, Agri Business Division-ILTD, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Biotic stress components are one of the limiting factors for productivity in tobacco in India. Fusarium wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp nicotianae (Mysore region) and Black shank caused by Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae (Northern...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 20

    Identification of gelatin in flavour capsules used in cigarette filters

    SUMANT H.; YAMUNA N.; SANGLI N.; TYAGI K.K.; MUKHERJEE S.
    ITC Limited, Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Bangalore, India
    In the recent past, preference for cigarettes with capsules in filters has increased. This is probably due to the long awaited innovation to control the flavour release. A majority of cigarettes with capsules have shells made from gelatin; however,...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 15

    Fertigation of flue-cured tobacco with a combination of water soluble and straight fertilisers, for enhancing nitrogen and potassium use efficiency

    MAHESH M.N.V.A.; RAMAKRISHNA B.; MANI M.; SRINIVAS P.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Nutrient application through drip irrigation (fertigation) with water soluble fertilisers, is an established practice to achieve nutrient use efficiency in flue-cured tobacco production. However, there has been a steady price escalation and erratic...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 65

    Management of Orobanche in flue-cured tobacco in India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Orobanche (Orobanche cernua Loefl.) is a serious root parasite infesting tobacco roots in Northern Light Soil (NLS), Traditional and Mysore tobacco growing regions of India. The yield losses were ranging from 30-70% and plants show the symptoms of...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 45

    Status of benzo[a]pyrene in commonly consumed food products and in selected environments: a review

    TYAGI K.; DINESH T.K.; SUDESNA P.; SATHISH KUMAR D.
    ITC Limited, ITC Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Bengaluru, India
    Benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) is an extensively studied compound among the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in commonly consumed products and in the environment. B[a]P is formed due to incomplete combustion of organic matter and commonly consumed...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, IG 01 ; CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, IG 01

    Association mapping in a collection of tobacco reference cultivars. Step One: Variability of smoke constituents

    JULIO E.(1); VERRON T.(2); CAHOURS X.(2); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(1); COLARD S.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Bergerac, France; (2) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Recent developments of sequencing technologies and computational methods have given the opportunity to detect natural variation underlying complex traits in crops. For this purpose, association mapping can be used to identify the link between tobacco...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 03

    Agrobacterium T-DNA in Nicotiana tomentosiformis and other Nicotiana species

    CHEN K.(1); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(2); SZEGEDI E.(3); OTTEN L.(1)
    (1) Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Phenotypic Plasticity, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du C.N.R.S., Strasbourg, France; (2) National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NARIC), Research Institute for Viticulture and Enology, Experimental Station of Kecskemét, Hungary; (3) Imperial Tobacco Group, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
    Agrobacterium rhizogenes induces growth of aberrant roots with bacterial T-DNA; some roots can spontaneously regenerate into plants carrying T-DNA fragments. T-DNAs contain genes that are expressed in plants which normally lead to root growth and to...
  9. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 01

    Stalk position effect on harmful and potentially harmful cigarette smoke constituents in Burley tobacco: a case study

    VERRIER J-L.(1); DESTRUHAUT S.(2); COLARD S.(3)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Group, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Group, SEITA, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (3) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.
    Cured leaf chemistry varies sharply according to stalk positions and variations of smoke yields of harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs) are also expected. To quantitatively assess the effects on HPHC yields, Burley leaves of the...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, SSPTPOST 11

    Simultaneous quantification of 4-hydroxy coumarin, coumarin, 6-methyl coumarin and eugenol in cigarette filler and in mainstream smoke using HPLC-PDA

    MEHTA S.K.; RAGHU H.S.; SANGLI N.D.; GOURISANKAR S.
    ITC R&D Centre, ITC Ltd., Bengalaru, India
    Eugenol is the main volatile compound of extracted oil from clove bud (S. aromaticum L.) that is used in traditional medicine as a bactericide, fungicide and anaesthetic. Coumarin has long been used by the tobacco industry as an additive in...