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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 15

    Evaluation of dark fire-cured SRC (Stable Reduced Converter) lines with ZYVERT™ technology in Kentucky and Tennessee field trials

    BAILEY W.A.(1); RODGERS C.(1); PITT B.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Springfield TN USA
    Field experiments were conducted at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center in Princeton KY and at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim Research & Education Center in Springfield TN for five years (2013-2017) to compare...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 64

    An overview of conservation tillage tobacco in Tennessee

    WALKER E.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); RHODES N.(1); DENTON P.(2); FOWLKES D.(3)
    (1) University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA; (2) GAP Connections, Knoxville TN USA; (3) Burley Stabilization, Springfield TN USA
    Conservation tillage tobacco has been evaluated in Tennessee for over 30 years. During this time, no-till and strip-till systems have been compared with conventional tillage. Advantages of conservation tillage tobacco include soil and moisture...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 47

    Study on reducing the fragmentation rate of paper-making reconstituted tobacco during the cutting process in the cigarette factory

    ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Yan(3); ZHENG Jianyu(1); ZHANG Mengyuan(1); LI Rui(1); LIU Jing(1); XIONG Zhen(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (3) Yunnan Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Station, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    It is known that reconstituted tobacco leaf tends to generate dust and particles during the cutting process in the cigarette factory. To solve the issue, analysis of the composition structure of manufacturing waste was carried out. Effects on the...
  4. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 67

    Update on the pasture herbicide stewardship program and efforts to reduce the occurrence of off-target damage to tobacco and other sensitive, high value crops

    RHODES G.N. Jr.; ISRAEL T.D.; MCINTOSH D.W.
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA
    Off-target movement of pasture herbicides to tobacco and other high value crops continues to be an issue. Damage can result in lost productivity for growers, expensive fines and/or lawsuits, and negative publicity for the industry. We began a...