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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 01

    Performance of fire-cured tobacco with compost from urban sources

    COZZOLINO E.; LEONE V.; LOMBARDI P.
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per le Colture Alternative al Tabacco (CRA-CAT), Scafati (SA), Italy
    A two-year trial of Kentucky fire-cured tobacco fertilisation with compost from urban organic waste was conducted with three cultivars (Foiano, Riccio beneventano and SKL) on two farms in the province of Benevento (Italy). A commercial compost, produced ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 04

    Influence of plant density and leaf priming collection on seed and seed oil yield in tobacco

    BUCCIARELLI S.(1); CIVITELLA D.(1); FECONDO G.(1); GHIANNI G.(1); SORRENTINO C.(2); DEL PIANO L.(2); RAIMO F.(2); STANISCI V.(3)
    (1) Consorzio per la Divulgazione e la Sperimentazione delle Tecniche Irrigue (CO.T.IR), Vasto (CH), Italy; (2) Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per le Colture Alternative al Tabacco (CRA-CAT), Scafati (SA), Italy; (3) ECOFOX, Vasto (CH), Italy
    In the EU the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform of 2004 has established a gradual reduction in incentives for the production of tobacco. In Italy there was a reduction of about 30% of the area under tobacco cultivation from 2000 to 2010. Value-added ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 05

    New cultivars for the Italian Burley industry

    COZZOLINO E.; LEONE V.; LOMBARDI P.
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per le Colture Alternative al Tabacco (CRA-CAT), Scafati (SA), Italy
    Lack of information about cultivar adaptation to specific areas is a hindrance to the progress of the tobacco industry. To provide such information for Italian Burley areas, an on-farm variety trial is underway at Vitulazio, in the province of Caserta, ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 08

    SSR analysis of genetic polymorphism in a Nicotiana Germplasm Collection

    DEL PIANO L.; DI DATO F.; ABET M.; RAIMO F.; SORRENTINO C.; SICIGNANO M.; ENOTRIO T.
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per le Colture Alternative al Tabacco (CRA-CAT), Scafati (SA), Italy
    Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) is an important agricultural crop plant that plays a significant role in the economies of many countries. Tobacco breeding aims to develop varieties with wide adaptability, higher potential and suitable chemical constituents ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, APPOST 01

    Effect of the degree of leaf ripeness at harvest on the yield, quality and chemical characteristics of Oriental (sun-cured) tobacco

    KARAIVAZOGLOU N.A.; PAPAKOSTA D.K.; DIVANIDIS S.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Tobacco Institute of Greece, Chemistry Dept., Drama, Greece
    Harvest date is one of the most important crop management practices affecting tobacco yield, quality and usability after curing. In a two-year field experiment, investigations were made into the effect of the degree of leaf ripeness at harvest on several ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, APPOST 14

    Aloe vera aqueous extracts: Potential explanation at molecular level of its allelopathic effect of over Nicotiana tabacum plants.

    GEADA LOPEZ D.; IZQUIERDO A.; JO M.; GEADA LOPEZ G.; HERNANDEZ B.; MAESTRE BATLLE D.
    Tobacco Research Institute, Havana, Cuba.
    Positive allelopathic effects of Aloe vera extracts for medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications on humans have been well documented over many years. However its vegetal applications are not so well described. More than 10 years ago, Pinar del ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 04

    GMO and non-GMO approaches to down-regulating nicotine demethylase to develop tobacco with very low nicotine conversion rates

    XU DONGMEI; SHEN YANXIN; NIELSEN M.T.
    GenApps Inc., Winchester, KY, USA
    Blocking or down-regulating the conversion of nicotine to nornicotine is a major strategy for preventing the formation of N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), a tobacco specific nitrosamine formed by microbial action during tobacco curing and processing. ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, APPOST 09

    Molecular characterization of Cuban isolates from Peronospora hyoscyami sp. tabacina

    SILVA LARRAÑAGA Y.K.; MUIÑO B.; CHACÓN O.; CRESPO J.A.; BORRÁS O.
    Tobacco Research Institute, Havana, Cuba.
    Peronospora hyoscyami de Bary f. sp. tabacina, the oomycete that causes blue mould of tobacco, is an extremely destructive pathogen with aerially transported sporangiospores. Since 1979, P. hyoscyami f.sp. tabacina has caused billions of dollars of damage ...