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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 46

    New strategies for early detection of blue mold in asymptomatic tobacco: a mixed fluorescence and LAMP based-approach under preliminary test at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); TUCCIO L.(2); AGATI G.(2); CERBONESCHI M.(3); MILLI G.(4); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (2) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; (3) DiSPAA-UniFI, Lab Molecular Plant Pathology, Firenze, Italy; (4) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    One of the fundamental criteria of integrated pest management (IPM) is that crops should be treated only when monitored pest and disease exceed their critical thresholds. Also, zero-residue tobacco represents not only a target of social responsibility, ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 03

    Project SOSTAB: innovative traceability on the tobacco production chain in Italy

    BURLA G.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) TTI - Italian Consortium of Tobacco Processing, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT), I-06012 Città di Castello, Italy
    The Italian tobacco production chain has evolved significantly over the last twenty years, and several different activities have converged into larger processing units, which interface themselves with international buyers. Therefore, common targets are ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 28

    Approaching zero-residue organic tobacco: a possible target with the results of Life+2013 EVERGREEN Project

    BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2); MIELE S.(1)
    (1) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy
    There is an increasing interest in zero-residue/organic tobacco, world-wide, both because it is a sustainable market opportunity and because of the fewer number of labelled a.i. due to toxicology and residue problems. Several biocides have also manifested ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 59

    Energy saving and renewable energy production for a more sustainable tobacco crop

    MILLI G.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MIELE S.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    Energy costs of tobacco, especially for curing and threshing, are a major expense and a potential threat to crop sustainability. Since 2006, an intensive program of renewable energy has been under development both at FAT, and the network of OPTA ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 51

    Investigate particle size distributions of electronic cigarette aerosols using a multi-angle light scattering instrument

    SONG C.(1); HOLVE D.(2); ALDERMAN S.L.(1)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston Salem, NC USA; (2) EnviroMetrix Instruments LLC, Berkeley, CA USA
    Particle size distribution measurement of electronic cigarette aerosols represents a great experimental challenge due to the volatile nature of the particulate compositions and the high number density (up to 1010 per cubic centimeter). Efforts have been ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 07

    Comparative tests among nematode agrochemicals and alternative products on Virginia Bright tobacco

    MILLI G.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MIELE S.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy
    There is an increasing interest in reducing the use of agrochemicals in tobacco, to maintain a high integrity of the leaf and accomplish the agro-environmental practices, presently permitting nematode agrochemicals only with a temporary permission. The ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 40

    Survey on heavy metal and radionuclides in soils and tobacco grown in Central Italy. Preliminary results of RI.ME.PE. project

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) Interuniversity Italian Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Florence, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Perugia, Italy
    Heavy metal and radionuclides in food and tobacco are a major concern for public health. Previous results (96/T/35 project) indicated that heavy metal built-up in tobacco was site- and year-dependent, suggesting the importance of relating analytical ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 17

    Global profiling of metabolites from saliva of tobacco consumers

    PRASAD G.L.(1); JONES B.A.(1); SCHMIDT E.(1); KENNEDY A.D.(2)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, R&D Department, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Metabolon, Durham, NC, U.S.A.
    The long-term health effects associated with cigarette smoking have been shown to be more harmful compared to those associated with the consumption of non-combustible tobacco products, such as moist snuff. In order to investigate the long-term health ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 17

    Global profiling of metabolites from saliva of tobacco consumers

    PRASAD G.L.(1); JONES B.A.(1); SCHMIDT E.(1); KENNEDY A.D.(2)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA; (2) Metabolon, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    The long-term health effects associated with cigarette smoking have been shown to be more harmful compared to those associated with the consumption of non-combustible tobacco products, such as moist snuff. In order to investigate the long-term health ...
  10. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 38

    Analysis of free amino acids in tobacco with a new LC/MS/MS procedure

    MOLDOVENAU S.C.(1); ZHU J.(2)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA; (2) Lancaster Labs. Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
    The levels of amino acids in tobacco are important for leaf characterization. They contribute substantially to the level of toxicants in cigarette smoke, and to the sensory properties of cigarettes. The analysis of amino acids in tobacco leaf has been ...