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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP13

    Influence of physical plant modification on TSNA accumulation during air-curing

    BUSH L.P.; CUI M.; YANG H.; BURTON H.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Accumulation of tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) is generally higher in air-cured tobacco than other types. Often there is a positive relationship between nitrite and TSNA accumulation and a negative relationship between rate of leaf moisture loss and ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP14

    Role of nitrite in the accumulation of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in cured tobacco

    BURTON H.R.; CHILDS G.H.; DYE N.K.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    The complex reactions controlling the formation of tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in the curing of tobacco have caused difficulty in developing a curing procedure to decrease nitrosamine levels in tobacco. Previous studies have shown that there was ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, POST25, (adjourned)

    Pathways for formation of alkyl components of trichome gum sugar esters and certain tobacco volatiles

    WAGNER G.J.; KROUMOVA A.B.; KANDRA L.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    If we are to be efficient in our attempts to modify tobaccos to improve natural disease resistance, we must understand the metabolism leading to disease resistance components formed in the plant. To this end, we have studied metabolic pathways leading to ...