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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 62

    Immune functions are perturbed to a greater extent with smoking rather than moist snuff use

    TRAN Q.T.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); JOHNSON E.(3); LIU Gang(1); PRASAD G.L.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (3) University of North Carolina, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Existing epidemiological data suggest moist snuff consumption is generally associated with reduced health risks relative to ...
  2. 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), ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 38

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

    ARIMILLI S.(1); DAMRATOSKI B.E.(1); PRASAD G.L.(2)
    (1) Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, R&D Department, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Chronic cigarette smoking is known to adversely impact innate and adaptive immune responses, resulting in immunosuppression, which has been linked to increased susceptibility of smokers to microbial infections and higher incidences of cancer relative to ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 25

    Evaluation of Coragen® for systemic control of tobacco budworms in flue-cured tobacco production in Georgia, USA

    MOORE J.M.; JONES D.C.; VARNEDORE T.; LAHUE S.S.; TROXELL C.E.
    University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, USA
    The DUPONT™ product CORAGEN ®, (chlorantraniliprole) was labeled for use to control insects in flue-cured tobacco production in the United States in 2010. Coragen ® is recommended for use on tobacco to control tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), ...
  6. 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 tobacco ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, AP 25

    The effect of acibenzolar-S-methyl/imidacloprid treatments on the incidence of spotted wilt in tobacco grown from bare root transplants

    CARLSON S.; BERTRAND P.; SMITH J.; MITCHELL B.; FRANKS R.
    University of Georgia, Coastal Plain Experimental Station, Tifton, GA, USA
    Based on trials conducted with green house transplants in 1999 farm trials were conducted in 2000 and 2001 to study the effects of acibenzolar-S-methyl/imidacloprid treatments of bare root transplants on spotted wilt in tobacco. Five 2000 trials compared: ...