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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 84

    Influence of Quadris fungicide and foliar fertilizer brands on the holdability of flue-cured tobacco

    WHALEY W.T.; JERNIGAN C.H.
    North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services-Agronomic Division, Raleigh NC USA
    Over the past decade, tobacco farming in North Carolina has transitioned from many growers with relatively small acreage to fewer growers with more acreage. As a result, growers have experimented with various products in hopes of promoting holdability of ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 04

    Pest and disease surveillance in flue-cured tobacco growing zones of India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Ltd, Agri Business Division, Research Department, Rajahmundry, A.P, India
    Pest and disease are major yield limiting factors in tobacco production and these biotic factors reduce the productivity besides affecting the quality of leaf. The control of these pest and diseases warrant more pesticide usage resulting in pesticide ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 20

    Identification of gelatin in flavour capsules used in cigarette filters

    SUMANT H.; YAMUNA N.; SANGLI N.; TYAGI K.K.; MUKHERJEE S.
    ITC Limited, Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Bangalore, India
    In the recent past, preference for cigarettes with capsules in filters has increased. This is probably due to the long awaited innovation to control the flavour release. A majority of cigarettes with capsules have shells made from gelatin; however, there ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 45

    Status of benzo[a]pyrene in commonly consumed food products and in selected environments: a review

    TYAGI K.; DINESH T.K.; SUDESNA P.; SATHISH KUMAR D.
    ITC Limited, ITC Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Bengaluru, India
    Benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) is an extensively studied compound among the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in commonly consumed products and in the environment. B[a]P is formed due to incomplete combustion of organic matter and commonly consumed products ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, SSPTPOST 11

    Simultaneous quantification of 4-hydroxy coumarin, coumarin, 6-methyl coumarin and eugenol in cigarette filler and in mainstream smoke using HPLC-PDA

    MEHTA S.K.; RAGHU H.S.; SANGLI N.D.; GOURISANKAR S.
    ITC R&D Centre, ITC Ltd., Bengalaru, India
    Eugenol is the main volatile compound of extracted oil from clove bud (S. aromaticum L.) that is used in traditional medicine as a bactericide, fungicide and anaesthetic. Coumarin has long been used by the tobacco industry as an additive in cigarettes. ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, STPOST 13

    Rapid method for residual benzo[a]pyrene in tobacco and tobacco products by high performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detector

    RAJESHA B.J.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.; MEHTA S.K.
    ITC R&D Centre, Bangalore, India.
    Benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, which is a by-product of incomplete combustion or burning of organic compounds. B[a]P is mutagenic and carcinogenic in nature. B[a]P is an ubiquitous compound both outdoors and indoors due to ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, STPOST 14

    Determination of propylene glycol, glycerol and sorbitol in tobacco and tobacco products by high performance liquid chromatography with refractive index detector

    RAJESHA B.J.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.; MEHTA S.K.
    ITC R&D Centre, Bangalore, India.
    Propylene glycol (PG), glycerol and sorbitol are polyhydric alcohols and are added to tobacco as humectants / conditioners. PG acts as a solubilizing agent for flavors and also it hinders mold growth formation in tobacco. Glycerol and sorbitol are sweet ...