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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, AP 15 (adjourned)

    Ethylene stimulation on nicotine to nornicotine conversion in Burley tobacco

    SHI H.; FANNIN F.F.; BURTON H.R.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nicotine and nornicotine are the two principal alkaloids in cultivated tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) with more than 95% of the total alkaloid often being nicotine and 3.5% or less being nornicotine. In some plants a substantial amount of nicotine may be ...