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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 08

    Growth and nutrient uptake of Burley tobacco fertilized with alternative sources of potassium

    PEARCE B.(1); PAVULURI K.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) Sirius Minerals Plc, Scarborough, U.K.
    Burley tobacco has a relatively high requirement for potassium (K) with a typical crop removing over 250 kg K 2 O/ha. High levels of chloride (Cl) in the cured leaf can have a negative impact on cured leaf quality, limiting the amount of muriate of potash ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2016, 70, abstr. 43

    Genetic mapping of genes regulating nicotine biosynthesis, nic1 and nic2, in tobacco

    YANG S.(1); QIN Q.(1); LI D.(1); MILLER R.(1); JACK A.M.(1); HUMPHRY M.(2); EDWARDS K.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA; (2) British American Tobacco, Cambridge, UK
    With impending FDA regulation, it is expected that there will be a need for tobacco varieties with low alkaloid levels in future tobacco breeding. As the predominant alkaloid in commercial varieties of tobacco, nicotine is synthesized in the tobacco root ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 11

    Crop rotation practices in tobacco

    PAPENFUS H.D.(1); JACK A.M.(2)
    (1) Alliance One International Services Ltd., Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (2) University of Kentucky, Kentucky Research & Development Center, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    Crop rotation has long been an important practice for maintaining and improving soil fertility and condition, minimising erosion and slowing down the build-up and spread of pests, diseases, and weeds. It is therefore a corner-stone of IPM programmes and ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 08

    Method development for enumeration of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs)

    PRASAD G.L.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); JONES B.A.(1); FEARON I.(3)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Wake Forest University Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (3) British American Tobacco GR&D, Southampton, UK
    Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are a type of white blood cells present in circulation at low numbers and are hypothesized to play a role in the protection and repair of the of cardiovascular system. EPCs, characterized as cells expressing the surface ...