CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Budapest, 1993
Introduction of Virginia tobacco in Switzerland and breeding for a Swiss variety
SOTA, Centre Suisse de Recherches sur le Tabac, Payerne, Switzerland.
In Switzerland approximately 700 ha of tobacco, mainly Swiss Burley, are grown. After five years of field trials with different Virginia varieties (VD, BAS 87-19 and Golta), 9 ha of Golta were introduced in 1992. Diseases like Chalara elegans (black root ...