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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,...
  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....
  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...
  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...
  5. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 10, p. 73-76, ISSN.1002-0861

    Variation analysis of sugar/nicotine ratio in flue-cured tobacco leaves from main growing areas in China

    CHEN Shengli(1,2); ZHANG Yulin(2); ZHANG Zhanjun(2); GUO Shuhua(2); CHEN Fei(1); XU Zicheng(1)
    (1) Tobacco Science College, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou 450002, P.R. China; (2) Shanxian Branch of Sanmenxia City Tobacco Company, Shanxian 472000, Henan, P.R. China
    742 samples were analyzed to investigate the distribution of sugar/nicotine ratio in flue-cured tobacco leaves among different areas, varieties and grades. The results indicated that: sugar/nicotine ratio in the samples ranged widely from 2.47 to...
  6. 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...
  7. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2010, 6, p. 10-17., ISSN.1002-0861

    Study on improving usability of upper flue-cured tobacco leaves.

    CAI XIAN-JIE(1); LIU MAO-LIN(2); XIE DE-PING(4); SU XIN-HONG(3); LIUYANG(1); PENG YU-FU(2); MA YONG-JIAN(5); JIN LI-FENG(1); ZHANG SHU-WEI(2); GU JIAN-GUO(3); DAI JIANG-GUO(2); WEI CHUN-YANG(1); GUO WEI-MIN(1); WANG HAI-BUO(6); HUANG YUAN-JIONG(3); MA YU-PING(2); ZHU ZUN-QUAN(1)
    1. Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou 450001, P.R. China; 2. China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Zhengzhou 450000, P.R. China; 3. Tobacco Company of Henan Province, Zhengzhou 450000, P.R. China; 4. Tobacco Company of Pingdingshan City, Pingdingshan 467002, Henan, P.R. China; 5. Tobacco Company of Xuchang City, Xuchang 461000, Henan, P.R. China; 6. Tobacco Company of Sanmenxia City, Sanmenxia 472000, Henan, P.R. China
    In order to find a solution to the problem of quality tobacco leaf shortage, a study on improving the industrial usability of upper leaves was conducted. The 6 upper leaves on upper stalk position were harvested in one priming as the leaves fully...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, APPOST 07

    Effect of plant growth regulators on maturation, harvesting, yield and quality of Oriental (sun-cured) tobacco

    KARAIVAZOGLOU N.A.; PAPAKOSTA D.K.; DIVANIDIS S.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
    Maturation and senescence in tobacco leaves can be accelerated or retarded by applied chemicals and plant growth regulators. Until now, research was focused only on the "yellowing" effect of ethylene on tobacco types other than Oriental. This work...
  9. 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....