CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 02
Multiple leaf screening to reduce nicotine to nornicotine conversion in Burley tobacco
University of Kentucky, Princeton, KY, USA
Foundation seed of most Burley tobacco varieties is now routinely screened to eliminate nicotine converter plants, which demethylate nicotine to nornicotine, a precursor of NNN (N'-nitrosonornicotine), the predominant TSNA in Burley. It is important ...