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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 113

    Influence of maleic hydrazide on transcriptome landscape of chemically topped Burley tobacco

    PATTANAIK S.; SINGH S.K.; RICHMOND M.; PEARCE B.; BAILEY A.; YUAN Ling
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Topping is a common agronomic practice in tobacco production by removing the top of each tobacco plants in an entire field. Topping stimulates proliferation of axillary shoots (a.k.a. suckers) that affects yield and leaf quality, thus requiring ...
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 54

    Topping and suckercide treatments trigger global changes in gene expression in tobacco

    PATTANAIK S.(1); SINGH S.K.(1); FISHER C.R.(1); YUAN L.(1); LAWSON D.(2);
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington KY USA; (2) R.J. Reynolds Inc., Winston Salem, NC USA
    Topping and control of formation of suckers are common agronomic practices that significantly impact the yield and quality of various crop plants. Application of suckercides to plants following topping is a common method for sucker control. Tobacco ...