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  1. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 6, p. 5-15, ISSN.1002-0861

    A systematic improvement in filtration efficiency of aldehydes in mainstream cigarette smoke

    BRANTON P.J.(1); LUI Chuan(1); McADAM K.G.(1); QU Wen-Hui(2); LU An-Hui(2)
    (1) Group Research & Development Centre, British American Tobacco, Regents Park Road, Millbrook, Southampton SO15 8TL, UK; (2) State Key Laboratory for Fine Chemicals, School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, Liaoning, P R China
    To remove the aldehydes from tobacco smoke by activated carbon used in a cigarette filter, the effects of activated carbon surface area, particle size, pore size and distribution, and surface chemistry have been systematically evaluated for the filtration ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SSPT 25

    Factors affecting carbon adsorption in cigarette smoke

    CAI Lina; HAO Guangping; LI Wencui; LU Anhui
    Dalian University of Technology, Sate Key Lab. of Fine Chemicals, School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian, China
    Cigarette smoke is a complex mixture containing various toxic species which constitute a serious health risk in the vapour phases. Compared to the other adsorbents, porous carbons are considered as the most effective and convenient sorbents for removal of ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, APOST 04

    A new Romanian flue-cured cultivar : Virginia 177

    CIUPERCA A.; PAUNESCU M.; PAUNESCU A.D.; BOLD I.; DUMITRASCU P.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The improvement of the chemical and industrial quality of Virginia tobacco in Romania represents the main objective for those involved in tobacco research, production and industrialization. The most important way to achieve this objective is the change of ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, PPOST 06

    The prevention of TSWV attack in the Burley fields in Romania

    STANESCU V.; PAUNESCU A.D.; DIMA A.; PAUNESCU M.; BURCEA A.M.; SANISLAV N.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The Burley cultivars are very sensitive to virosis, in general, and to TSWV, in particular.Yield and quality of the obtained tobacco largely depend on the prevention of this virus, and this is managed by the chemical control of Thrips tabaci Lind., the ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 04

    The influence of the physiologically active substances and of the natural bioregulators on tobacco seed, seedlings and plants

    DIMA A.; PAUNESCU A.D.; PAUNESCU M.; CIUPERCA A.; MILITARU D.C.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The goal of the research was to improve the germination of tobacco seeds in order to obtain a healthy, vigorous, uniform seedling, ready to be transplanted in the shortest time. For the tobacco seed, cultivar Baragan 132, the following variants were used: ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 06

    New research concerning the production of tobacco seedlings in Romania using the float system with trays

    MILITARU D.C.; PAUNESCU A.D.; DIMA A.; COMAN E.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The float system with trays was first tested in Romania in 1992, knowing its numerous advantages regarding the quality of the tobacco seedlings produced and the shortening of the obtaining period. After 1997, systematic research was conducted at the ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, AP 12

    Progress achieved in the breeding of semi-oriental tobacco in Romania

    NASTASE I.; PAUNESCU M.; PAUNESCU A.D.; CIUPERCA A.; STROESCU M.; IOAN C.; ISPAS F.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The Romanian semi-oriental tobacco (Ghimpati) is considered to be the most typical native tobacco, having specific qualitative, physical-chemical, aroma, taste and smoking characteristics. The research conducted upon the semi-oriental biological material ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, APOST 04

    Burley tobacco in Romania - present and future

    BURCEA A.M.; PAUNESCU A.D.; MILITARU D.C.; SANISLAV N.; IOAN C.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    In Romania, the Burley tobacco was introduced in 1951, its traditional area of growing being the centre and the north- west of the country (Transylvania), on fertile, light, permeable, well supplied with water soils, of clay and sandy- clay nature. Lately ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, APOST 07

    The improvement of the quality of flue-cured tobacco in Romania - main objective of the research activity

    CIUPERCA A.; PAUNESCU A.D.; PAUNESCU M.; CIRNICI M.; DUMITRASCU P.; BOLD I.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    Besides the agrotechnics used, the curing practices and the growing area, the cultivar grown has a primordial role in obtaining a raw flue-cured material of higher quality. The improvement of Virginia tobacco quality represents a permanent objective of ...