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  1. 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....
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 08

    Lead distribution in tobacco plants experimentally exposed to the heavy metal

    DEL PIANO L.; ABET M.; SORRENTINO C.; COZZOLINO E.; CUCINIELLO A.
    Istituto Sperimentale per il Tabacco, Scafati, Italy
    In order to evaluate lead distribution in the different parts of the tobacco plant, a greenhouse trial of experimental exposure to the heavy metal was performed in year 2000 and replicated in 2001. Six tobacco varieties were grown in pots, where lead...
  3. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, P 02

    Selection of fungal isolates with antagonistic effect against Rhizoctonia solani (AG 4 and AG 2-1 Nt) and growth promotion on tobacco

    LAHOZ L.; NICOLETTI R.; PORRONE F.; RAIMO F.; COVARELLI L.; CONTILLO R.
    Istituto Sperimentale per il Tabacco, Scafati, Italy
    Plant disease control is dominated by an over-reliance on chemical pesticides, in order to increase yield and quality. Since at least the 1930s, fungi of several genus have been known to be able to control soil-borne pathogens. A number of isolates...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, A 05

    Phosphorus fertilization impact on the yield and heavy metal concentration of tobacco variety KS82

    MATSI TH.; STROUTHOPOULOS G.; BARBAYIANNIS N.; TSOTSOLIS N.; LAZARIDOU TH.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Soil Science Laboratory, Thessaloniki, Greece.
    Phosphorus fertilization can contribute to the enrichment of soil with heavy metals, especially Cd, and to increase heavy metals content in tobacco. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the impact of phosphorus fertilization on heavy metals...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, A 07

    Effects of lead and its sites of accumulation in different tobacco varieties in vitro exposed to lead

    DEL PIANO L.; ABET M.; SORRENTINO C.; CAFIERO G.; COZZOLINO E.; CUCINIELLO A.; CASTALDO-COBIANCHI R.
    Istituto Sperimentale per il Tabacco, Scafati, Italy
    A study was performed to evaluate the effects of lead and its sites of accumulation, at tissue and cell level, in tobacco plantlets in vitro exposed to the heavy metal and to reveal possible differences in immobilization depending on variety and/or...
  6. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 94, A6

    Effect of liming on the growth and composition of the tobacco varieties Katerini and VE9

    MATSI T.; PAPADOPOULOS G.; STEFANOU S.; KANELLOPOULOS G.; BAHARIS N.; BARBAYIANNIS N.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Soil Science Laboratory, Thessaloniki, Greece.
    Liming of acid soils is expected to be beneficial for the growth of tobacco plants. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the impact of soil liming on the yield and composition of Greek Oriental Tasty and Virginia tobacco types. Field...