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  1. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, IG 02

    Functional characterization of the nicotine N-demethylase gene of tobacco

    DEWEY R.E.; SIMINSZKY B.; BOWEN S.W.; GAVILANO L.; WAREK U.; HAYES A.
    North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC, USA; University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sci., Lexington, KY, USA; Philip Morris USA, Richmond, VA, USA
    In tobacco, nicotine is metabolized to nornicotine via the activity of the nicotine N -demethylase enzyme. During the curing and processing of the leaf, nornicotine serves are the direct precursor in the synthesis of N -nitrosonornicotine (NNN), a...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, PPOST 11

    Impact of early-season thrips exclusion and suppression on the incidence of spotted wilt in flue-cured tobacco

    McPHERSON R.M.; MOORE J.M.; CSINOS A.S.
    University of Georgia, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Tifton, GA, USA.
    Incidence in flue-cured tobacco protected in early-season with thrips exclusion (cages) or thrips suppression (weekly acephate insecticide applications with or without an imidacloprid tray trench treatment). TSW is a serious economic threat to...