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  1. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 09

    Impact of reducing the number of analysis replicates prescribed by the Canadian Tobacco Reporting Regulations on the level of information obtained from cigarette emission testing

    VOISINE R.(1); ERRINGTON G.(2); McADAM K.G.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd, Montréal, QC, Canada; (2) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, U.K.
    Before the introduction of the Canadian Tobacco Reporting Regulations (TRR), the Regulator stated a need to obtain more information on tobacco product emissions to support, amongst other things, “better program design” and the “right to know”. The TRR ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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, ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 17

    Responses of flue-cured tobacco to the fertilisation of sulphur (SO4) in South Africa

    BOSHOFF H.J.
    Agricultural Research Council – Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    The objective of this study was to investigate the possible benefits of an increased supply of calcium on the yield, quality and chemical composition of flue-cured tobacco, specifically on soils that proportionally have a large amount of extractable ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, PPOST 09

    Black shank resistance in air-cured tobacco - South Africa

    DE BEER M.C.; TERBLANCHE J.
    ARC, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa
    In the South African air-cured tobacco producing regions, black shank, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae var. nicotianae, is a major concern. The control of this disease is based only on crop rotation and chemical control by means of metalaxyl derivates. ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, STPOST 08

    Characterisation of a cigarette smoking machine designed for air-liquid interface exposures: an inter-laboratory study

    ADAMSON J.(1); KAUR N.(2); LACASSE M.(3); ROY J.P.(3); CABRAL J.L.(3); ERRINGTON G.(1); MORINA.(3); GAҪA M.D.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (2) Dept. of Chemistry, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada; (3) Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd., Montréal, Québec, Canada
    The Borgwaldt RM20S smoking machine generates, dilutes and delivers whole cigarette smoke for in vitro testing at the air-liquid interface (ALI). The RM20S, in combination with BAT's exposure chamber (patent publication no. WO 03/100417 A1), enables ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2011, 65, abstr. 18

    Reduction of nitrogenous and phenolic cigarette smoke toxicant yields through the use of a tobacco treatment process.

    MCADAM K.G.(1); LIU C.(1); DEGRANDPRɐ Y.(2); PORTER A.(3); GRIFFITHS A.(1); VOISINE R.(2); CÔTɐ F.(2); PROCTOR C.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (2) Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; (3) Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    A tobacco treatment process has been developed to remove proteins and polyphenols from cut Virginia tobacco without affecting its bulk physical structure. Proteins and polyphenols in tobacco leaf are thought to be precursors of some nitrogenous and ...
  10. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2010, 24/2, p. 72-7., ISSN.0173-783X

    Effects of flue-curing on cigarette smoke condensates mutagenicity

    MORIN A.; POIRIER N.; PREFONTAINE D.; & al.
    Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Flue-curing is a post harvest conditioning process which strongly affects the tobacco leaf chemistry, and consequently the chemical properties of tobacco smoke. Several studies identified the major changes in tobacco chemistry occurring during flue-curing ...