1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 50

    Reducing production costs of French Burley tobacco by mechanisation of stripping with Cured Plant Segmenting/Separator System CP3S

    GOUDOUNECHE J.L.(1); DAY G.B.(2); SMITH T.D.(2); WELLS L.G.(2)
    (1) ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, Service Génétique Physiologie et Protection des Plantes, Bergerac, France; (2) University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    In 2011 ARVALIS and the University of Kentucky started a partnership in order to offer cheaper means of production and allow specialisation of French tobacco farmers. The first steps were completed between 2011 and 2014 as follows:...