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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 23

    Evaluation of contact and local-systemic sucker control products on flue-cured tobacco in Canada

    RICHMOND M.D.; SHEARER A.D.; ELLENBERGER E.; SAUDE C.; MISHRA S.; AMANKWA G.A.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
    In Canada, control of axillary buds (suckers) for flue-cured tobacco is currently achieved through the use of long chain fatty alcohols, more specifically n-decanol (C10). Fatty alcohols are contact-type suckercides that must be applied in a way that...
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 59

    An evaluation of hybrid and pure line cultivars of flue-cured tobacco for cured leaf yield and quality

    AMANKWA G.A.; MISHRA S.; SHEARER A.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg ON Canada
    Currently, hybrids account for about 57% of the flue-cured tobacco acreage in Canada, since the first release of a hybrid cultivar in 2006. Grower expectations for hybrids are high in terms of the potential for improved cured-leaf yield and quality...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 01

    Evaluation of mustard bran soil amendments for the control of root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus penetrans) and effects on selected soil fungi in flue-cured tobacco production in Ontario, Canada

    BRAMMALL R.A.; SAUDE C.; SHEARER A.D.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg, ON, Canada
    The root-lesion nematode (RLN) is an important pest in flue-cured tobacco production in Canada which is controlled through the pre-planting application of chemical soil fumigants. Mustard green manure and the incorporation of mustard by-products into...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 02

    Evaluation of two flue-cured tobacco F1 hybrids with different sources of male sterile cytoplasm

    AMANKWA G.A.; MISHRA S.; SHEARER A.D.; VAN HOOREN D.L.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg, ON, Canada
    Hybrid cultivars are growing in importance in flue-cured tobacco production in Ontario, Canada. The first F1 hybrid cultivar was released in 2006, and today hybrids account for about half of the flue-cured tobacco acreage. Cytoplasmic male sterility...