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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 33

    Accurate and reproducible dispensing of patterned picoliter quantities of tobacco extract onto apical surfaces of human 3D reconstructed airway tissues

    BEHRSING H.(1); SADOWSKI N.(1); CONSTANT S.(2); HUANG S.(2); RAABE H.(1)
    (1) Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.; (2) Epithelix Sàrl, Geneva, Switzerland
    There is an increasing need for researchers to understand the dynamic aspects of inhaled tobacco product exposure. Exposure-induced events can cause respiratory irritation, sensitisation, and other events that may lead to severe pulmonary disease. ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 109

    3d reconstructed human airway models: effect of acclimation conditions on biomarker and inflammatory response following tissue challenge

    BEHRSING H.; RAABE H.A.; SHEEHAN D.W.; SLY E.A.; CURREN R.D.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD USA
    Human reconstructed, 3-dimensional (3D) airway tissues present researchers with organotypic models that consist of heterogenous cell types that more accurately reflect the pulmonary airway in vivo. These in vitro models are now increasingly applied to ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 15

    Evaluation of the EpiOral™ reconstructed human oral buccal tissue model as a testing platform for determining the oral irritation potential of tobacco products

    RAABE H.; BARNES N.; HILBERER A.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.
    There is an increasing need by the tobacco industry to evaluate the oral/buccal irritation potential of tobacco products both to support product development goals and for sound product stewardship. The use of in vitro human cell and tissue-based test ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 05

    The use of precision-cut lung slices to assess inflammation, parenchymal damage, and collagen deposition: three markers of tobacco exposure-induced pulmonary toxicity

    BEHRSING H.P.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broad authority to regulate tobacco products. The FDA-Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) calls for several research priority areas, including in vitro ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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, ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...