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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 47

    In field photonic sensing of tobacco leaves for the non-destructive assessment of nitrogen content and quality prediction

    TUCCIO L.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MILLI G.(3); MIELE S.(2); AGATI G.(1)
    (1) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, FI, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (3) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, PG, Italy
    Nitrogen (N) fertilisation is one of the most important aspects of tobacco cultivation. Right N rates increase leaf yield and quality, and influence vegetative cycle, disease resistance, leaf nicotine and sugar content. Good N availability to the plants ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 50

    Reducing nicotine in Burley tobacco by combining low alkaloid varieties and agronomic practices

    FISHER A.M.; FISHER C.R.; JI H.
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested comments on a possible nicotine standard of 0.3-0.5 mg/g in tobacco filler. There are currently no publicly available varieties that approach this level. The objective of this study was to ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP Sustainability Forum

    Agro-Phyto Sustainability Forum

    WILDE L.(1); PRIBIC V.(2); EVANS W.(3); ROYO E.(4); BARGIACCHI E.(5); COLARD S.(6)
    (1) twentyfifty Ltd, Frome, U.K.; (2) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Durban, South Africa; (4) Philip Morris International, Cape Town, South Africa; (5) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (6) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. Like other sectors, the tobacco and alternative product sectors are likely to impact most of the goals. Consequently, it is ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 052

    Relationship of alkaloids, PON, TSNAs, nitrate and nitrite: a two-year field analysis

    WU YING; JI HUIHUA; JACK FISHER A.; FANNIN F.; CHATTOPADHYAY N.; BUSH L.
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are a class of nitrosamines that are included in the FDA’s Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHC) list. Two of these, Nʹ-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 101

    Characterization of the bacterial community associated with smokeless tobacco reference products under different storage conditions

    LIU SHUANG; GREENHUT I.; MOE L.
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    In this study we characterize the bacterial communities associated with smokeless tobacco reference products (STRP), including loose leaf chewing tobacco (3S1), moist snuff (3S3), American snus (1S5), and Swedish snus (1S4) during a 1-year storage period. ...