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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. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 4, p. 76-80, ISSN.1002-0861

    Inductive effects of elicitors on enzyme activity and aroma component accumulation in tobacco leaves

    ZANG Xiaojing(1); LI Yongkuan(2); ZHAO Gaoling(1); DU Lei(1); GAO Ming(3); XI Yu(1); ZHU Daheng(*1)
    (1) Department of Bioengineering, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, P.R. China; (2) Zhengzhou Cigarette Factory, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Zhengzhou 450004, P.R. China; (3) Yellow River Basin Water Resources Protection Bureau, Zhengzhou 450004, P.R. China
    The influences of elicitors on the activity of key secondary metabolism enzymes and accumulation of aroma components in tobacco leaves were studied with pot experiments by spraying elicitors on leaf surface. The results showed that the enzyme activities ...
  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 several ...
  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. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2007, 12, p. 13-6, ISSN.1002-0861.

    Comparative analysis between new and old definite values of sensory standard of cigarette samples

    NI KE-PING; WANG TAO; ZHAO MING-QIN
    Agronomy College of Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China
    In order to better understand the technical requirements of sensory evaluation in national cigarette standard and achieve smooth transition from old to new standards, the new and old definite values of sensory standard were compared statistically. The ...