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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 46

    New strategies for early detection of blue mold in asymptomatic tobacco: a mixed fluorescence and LAMP based-approach under preliminary test at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); TUCCIO L.(2); AGATI G.(2); CERBONESCHI M.(3); MILLI G.(4); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (2) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; (3) DiSPAA-UniFI, Lab Molecular Plant Pathology, Firenze, Italy; (4) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    One of the fundamental criteria of integrated pest management (IPM) is that crops should be treated only when monitored pest and disease exceed their critical thresholds. Also, zero-residue tobacco represents not only a target of social responsibility, ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 03

    Project SOSTAB: innovative traceability on the tobacco production chain in Italy

    BURLA G.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) TTI - Italian Consortium of Tobacco Processing, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT), I-06012 Città di Castello, Italy
    The Italian tobacco production chain has evolved significantly over the last twenty years, and several different activities have converged into larger processing units, which interface themselves with international buyers. Therefore, common targets are ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 28

    Approaching zero-residue organic tobacco: a possible target with the results of Life+2013 EVERGREEN Project

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    There is an increasing interest in zero-residue/organic tobacco, world-wide, both because it is a sustainable market opportunity and because of the fewer number of labelled a.i. due to toxicology and residue problems. Several biocides have also manifested ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 59

    Energy saving and renewable energy production for a more sustainable tobacco crop

    MILLI G.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MIELE S.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    Energy costs of tobacco, especially for curing and threshing, are a major expense and a potential threat to crop sustainability. Since 2006, an intensive program of renewable energy has been under development both at FAT, and the network of OPTA ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 07

    Comparative tests among nematode agrochemicals and alternative products on Virginia Bright tobacco

    MILLI G.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MIELE S.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy
    There is an increasing interest in reducing the use of agrochemicals in tobacco, to maintain a high integrity of the leaf and accomplish the agro-environmental practices, presently permitting nematode agrochemicals only with a temporary permission. The ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 40

    Survey on heavy metal and radionuclides in soils and tobacco grown in Central Italy. Preliminary results of RI.ME.PE. project

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) Interuniversity Italian Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Florence, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Perugia, Italy
    Heavy metal and radionuclides in food and tobacco are a major concern for public health. Previous results (96/T/35 project) indicated that heavy metal built-up in tobacco was site- and year-dependent, suggesting the importance of relating analytical ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 08

    Evolution in agrochemical use on tobacco over the last 30 years to reduce leaf residues and environmental impact

    BURLA G.(1); MILLI G.(2); MIELE S.(3); BARGIACCHI E.(3)
    (1) OPTA & TPI Consultant, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (3) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    This presentation describes the evolution in active ingredients (a.i.), and their use on the tobacco crop, since the beginning of 1980s. Progress in reducing application rates has been achieved not only by the use of more efficient and target-oriented a.i ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 41

    Approaching the first station on the way to certified organic tobacco: (almost) chemical-free tobacco

    MILLI G.(1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(2); ROMANI A.(3)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (3) Laboratorio PHYTOLAB - Dipartimento di Informatica, Statistica ed Applicazioni, Università degli Studi di Firenze, (FI), Italy
    Among EU countries, Italy is the largest producer of certified organic crops, especially in the areas of fresh and processed fruit and vegetable products, meat, and dairy products. Certified organic cropping, however, requires an incentive in order to pay ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 43

    A biobed to recover and detoxify polluted external washings of agricultural equipment used for tobacco treatments: a proposal for tobacco farms

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy
    Farms more concerned with social responsibility and environmental protection should not underestimate potential risks related to the dispersion in surface waters and soils of oil and agrochemical polluted waters, deriving from external washing of ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 44

    Effects of legume cover crops on soil characteristics and Virginia Bright tobacco fertilisation

    MILLI G.(1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    The High Tiber Valley has sandy-loam to loamy-sandy soils, high in silt and lime, and traditionally low in soil organic matter (OM). Since the late 1980s, Trifolium squarrosum L. (TS) has been introduced as a winter cover crop in tobacco rotations, mostly ...