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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 103, APOST2

    Researches concerning the production of tobacco seedling in Float system using trays with cells

    DIMA A.; CIRNICI M.; CIUPERCA A.; MILITARU D.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    During 1996-1997 a programme for obtaining tobacco seedlings by unconventional methods was conducted in Romania. The tests were made in three experimental fields of the Central Research Station for Tobacco Growing and Industrialization in Bucharest,...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 107, APOST8

    Types of Virginia Bright tobacco barns (or other vegetable materials) made in Romania

    RAC-HRISTOV C.; MARINESCU L.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    To be used in industrialisation process, green leaves of Virginia tobacco have to be harvested at proper time and then put to a yellowing, curing and fermentation technology treatment. When the green leaves are harvested the assimilation phenomenon...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 123, P09

    Management of tobacco ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger blanch with insecticidal baits, neem and insecticides on tobacco in India

    SITARAMAIAH S.; RAMAPRASAD G.; SREEDHAR U.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    The ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger ( Tenebrionidae : Coleoptera ) is one of the important pests of transplanted tobacco crop in Andhra Pradesh (A.P.), India, causing losses to an extent of 40% under drought conditions. Investigations on the...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 142, PPOST01

    Performance of new varieties of FCV tobacco in Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka light soils

    NAGARAJAN K.; SUBRAMANYA K.N.; SWAMY A.V.S.R.; PRASANNASIMHA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Among the different zones where FCV tobacco is grown in India, Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh, where the crop is grown in light sandy soils under irrigation and Karnataka light soils, where the crop is grown under monsoon conditions, are...
  5. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 145, PPOST05

    Using haploidy by androgenesis and embryoculture in tobacco breeding

    CIUPERCA A.; CIRNICI M.; DIMA A.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    In order to fulfill the main purposes of tobacco breeding (high yield potential, superior chemical and industrial quality, resistance to the main diseases of tobacco), the creation of a large genetic variability is needed. The classic methods for the...
  6. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 83, AP10

    Effects of Basamid granular as soil fumigant for the control of rootknot nematodes, grasses and broadleaf weeds in tobacco seedbeds

    NGWIRA N.S.; MWALE E.
    ARET, Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Trials on Basamid granular (Dazomet) as seedbed soil fumigant and two methods of soil incorporation of Basamid granular were evaluated for the control of rootknot nematode ( Meloidogyne javanica ) and common grasses and broadleaf weeds in burley and...
  7. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 84, APOST11

    Alternative covers for plant production in outdoor float beds

    NAGARAJAN K.; PRASSAD RAO J.A.V.; PRASANNASIMLA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Techniques for the successful production of tobacco transplants by direct seeding in outdoor float beds have been developed at the University of Tennessee. Germination rates of 90-94 % and plant usability rates of 78-90% have been obtained over a...
  8. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 93, A7

    Screening colouring times and curing structures for the production of Oriental tobacco to meet new market demand in Malawi

    GONDWE W.K.; SINGA D.D.
    ARET, Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    The Malawi Market for Oriental tobacco has seen a shift in demand from a creamy white coloured grade to a brown coloured leaf. Up to 1994/95 growing season, the creamy white grade (previously 'A' grade), used to fetch a premium price. The 1995...