1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 05

    Working to improve black shank control in flue-cured tobacco

    BERTRAND P.F.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); SHEW D.(2); LEWIS R.S.2); VON WALDNER M.(1)
    (1) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Black shank is a concern for farmers growing tobacco on land infested with Phytophthora nicotianae. The first superior Php gene variety (NC-71) was introduced in 1995. The Php gene confers complete resistance to the wild type of P. nicotianae (race 0), ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 43

    The pattern of benzo[a]pyrene and tobacco-specific nitrosamine accumulation in fire-cured tobacco: a comparison of two barn types

    JACK A.M.; BAILEY W.A.; SCHOERGENDORFER A.; JI H.; WU Y.
    University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    A two-year experiment was done to study the pattern of accumulation of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) during fire-curing, and to establish whether B[a]P and TSNAs can be reduced by modifying the firing regime. The 2012 ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 44 (also presented at TSRC 2016)

    Establishing a sampling protocol to estimate tobacco specific nitrosamines in growers’ bales: results from the first year of a two year study

    FISHER C.R.(1); McQUERRY K.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Plant & Soil Sciences, Plant Sciences Building, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) University of Kentucky, Department of Statistics, Multidisciplinary Science Building, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    The CORESTA Sub-Group “TSNA in Air-Cured and Fire-Cured Tobacco” is drafting a protocol for the procedure of sampling bales of tobacco presented for sale by the grower. At the Sub-Group meeting in 2014, several queries were raised including the number of ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 50

    Reducing production costs of French Burley tobacco by mechanisation of stripping with Cured Plant Segmenting/Separator System CP3S

    GOUDOUNECHE J.L.(1); DAY G.B.(2); SMITH T.D.(2); WELLS L.G.(2)
    (1) ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, Service Génétique Physiologie et Protection des Plantes, Bergerac, France; (2) University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    In 2011 ARVALIS and the University of Kentucky started a partnership in order to offer cheaper means of production and allow specialisation of French tobacco farmers. The first steps were completed between 2011 and 2014 as follows: Adaptation of French ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Poster Session, APSTPOST 02 (also presented at TSRC 2016)

    The CORESTA Website

    MANSION B.(1); LAURES F.(1); DE TERVARENT N.(2); GUITTON P.M.(2); MARIGNAC E.(2); COLARD S.(3); JACK A.M.(4); STEVENS R.(5); WAGNER K.A.(6)
    (1) Mamasam, Vincennes, France; (2) CORESTA, Paris, France; (3) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (4) University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (5) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (6) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Over the past few years, CORESTA work procedures and communication policies have been evolving in line with the association's vision is to be "a n authoritative source of publically available credible science and best practices related to ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups (Workshop), STW 05

    Design, manufacture, and availability of reference tobacco products

    JI H.; CANETE S.; CHAMBERS O.
    University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Center for Tobacco Reference Products, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    As the science of tobacco analysis continues to advance, there is a need for appropriate tobacco reference materials. There is natural variability in the measurement of tobacco product constituents coming from the raw inputs, but measurement variability ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 40

    Role of oxidative stress in the suppression of immune responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells exposed to combustible tobacco product preparations

    PRASAD G.L.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); DAMRATOSKI B.E.(2)
    (1) Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, U.S.A.; (2) Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, U.S.A.
    Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for several human diseases. Chronic inflammation, resulting from increased oxidative stress, has been suggested as a mechanism that contributes to the increased susceptibility of smokers to cancer and microbial ...