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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 47

    In field photonic sensing of tobacco leaves for the non-destructive assessment of nitrogen content and quality prediction

    TUCCIO L.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MILLI G.(3); MIELE S.(2); AGATI G.(1)
    (1) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, FI, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (3) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, PG, Italy
    Nitrogen (N) fertilisation is one of the most important aspects of tobacco cultivation. Right N rates increase leaf yield and quality, and influence vegetative cycle, disease resistance, leaf nicotine and sugar content. Good N availability to the plants ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 58

    A consortium approach for consumer-reported outcome measures to assess tobacco- and nicotine-containing products

    ACQUADRO C.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force: AYALA-FIERRO F.(2); BLACK R.(3); CAHOURS X.(4); CHREA C.(5); CURTIN G.(6); GILES L.(7); McCAFFREY S.(3); PARK C.H.(8); PRASAD K.(9); SHERWOOD N.(10); SHIFFMAN S.(11); SMITH J.(6); SPIES E.(5)
    (1) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France; (5) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neûchatel, Switzerland; (6) RAIS, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (7) JT Int'l SA, Genève, Switzerland; (8) KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; (9) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (10) Neil Sherwood Consulting, Commugny, Switzerland; (11) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    In the tobacco space, consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) are essential for understanding motivations, subjective effects, and behavior. Such measures have become particularly important with the advent of candidate modified risk tobacco products ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 46

    New strategies for early detection of blue mold in asymptomatic tobacco: a mixed fluorescence and LAMP based-approach under preliminary test at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); TUCCIO L.(2); AGATI G.(2); CERBONESCHI M.(3); MILLI G.(4); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (2) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; (3) DiSPAA-UniFI, Lab Molecular Plant Pathology, Firenze, Italy; (4) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    One of the fundamental criteria of integrated pest management (IPM) is that crops should be treated only when monitored pest and disease exceed their critical thresholds. Also, zero-residue tobacco represents not only a target of social responsibility, ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 52 (also presented at TSRC 2018)also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Consumers’ perceptions of disease-specific modified-risk claims are best evaluated in a disease-specific manner

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of risk reduction for these products. Claims made for the MRTP and assessment of perceived risk reduction can be global (e.g. &quot ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 53 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Comparing direct and indirect assessments of perceptions of reduced risk for a modified-risk tobacco product

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of absolute and relative risks for these products. We cross-validate data from two methods: (a) indirect assessments based on the ...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 030

    Comparisons of dependence on cigarettes and e-cigarettes: data from the path study

    KIM M.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); SEMBOWER M.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    An Item-Response-Theory-based dependence scale, developed on PATH data, assesses e-cigarette dependence, and for the first time allows for direct comparison of dependence across products. Data were from adult established users of e-cigarettes (ECIG) and ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 031

    Use patterns and tobacco use histories among users of diverse vapor products: cigalikes, tanks, and other vapor products

    KIM M.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); SEMBOWER M.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    There are several types of vapor products, but little research has characterized differences in their use or users. We examined the differences in use and characteristics of users of cigalikes, tanks, and other, 'variant' vapor products in a ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 036

    Trends in US smokers' perceptions of the relative risks of non-combustible tobacco products versus cigarettes

    CURTIN G.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); ROHAY J.(2); PYPE S.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Smokers can benefit from switching to less harmful tobacco products, which requires knowledge of relative product risk. However, publicly shared information often emphasizes absolute rather than relative risks. To understand smokers’ perceptions of ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 038 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Comparing direct and indirect assessments of perceptions of reduced risk for a modified-risk tobacco product

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.M.(2)
    (1) PinneyAssociates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of absolute and relative risks for that product. We cross-validate data from two methods: (a) indirect assessments based on the ...