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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 47

    In field photonic sensing of tobacco leaves for the non-destructive assessment of nitrogen content and quality prediction

    TUCCIO L.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MILLI G.(3); MIELE S.(2); AGATI G.(1)
    (1) CNR-IFAC, Sesto Fiorentino, FI, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (3) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT) & ITT, Città di Castello, PG, Italy
    Nitrogen (N) fertilisation is one of the most important aspects of tobacco cultivation. Right N rates increase leaf yield and quality, and influence vegetative cycle, disease resistance, leaf nicotine and sugar content. Good N availability to the plants ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP Sustainability Forum

    Agro-Phyto Sustainability Forum

    WILDE L.(1); PRIBIC V.(2); EVANS W.(3); ROYO E.(4); BARGIACCHI E.(5); COLARD S.(6)
    (1) twentyfifty Ltd, Frome, U.K.; (2) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Durban, South Africa; (4) Philip Morris International, Cape Town, South Africa; (5) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (6) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. Like other sectors, the tobacco and alternative product sectors are likely to impact most of the goals. Consequently, it is ...
  3. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 24

    No evidence of claimed nicotine pollution in an intensively Kentucky tobacco cropped area in central Italy. Preliminary results of an environmental and plant products research

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.
    Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials, Firenze Italy
    Italian Kentucky (KY) tobacco is concentrated in Tuscany and Lazio, with 1,700 Ha in the High Tiber Valley, to produce Tuscan cigar wrapping. Recently, this KY area has been interested by farmers growing organic medicinal plants near tobacco or curing ...
  4. 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, ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 04

    Contributions to the study of gall wasp occurrence in Eucalyptus woodlots in southern Brazil

    ROESCH F.(1); FEUERBORN M.(1); KOEHLER A.(2); RAUBER M.(2); FARIAS J.(3); WELTER C.A.(3); TEIXEIRA D.S.(3)
    (1) Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (2) Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Laboratory of Entomology, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (3) Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Centro de Pesquisas Florestais, Campus Universitário, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
    Firewood from Eucalyptus spp. is the main source of energy for tobacco curing in South Brazil. Leptocybe invasa Fisher & Lasalle, 2004 (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) is a gall inducing wasp species that causes damage to eucalyptus plantations and nurseries ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 49

    Potential alternative control for Ephestia spp. using parasitoid wasps

    KÖHLER A.(1); PEZZINI C.(1); ROESCH F.(2); FEUERBORN M.(2)
    (1) Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Laboratory of Entomology, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil; (2) Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil
    Different practices are already used to control lepidopteran pests in stored tobacco, mostly including chemical or physical practices, preventive or disinfesting. Biological methods, used more frequently in tobacco field sites, are not used yet in stored ...
  7. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 11

    Multiplex use on tobacco to determine leaf major components, and maturation

    BARGIACCHI E.; MILLI G.; ROMANI A.; CAMPO M.; MIELE S.
    Italian Interuniversity Consortium for Science and Technology of Materials, Firenze, Italy
    The fluorescence-based sensor, Multiplex, has been calibrated over the last four years on Virginia Bright and Kentucky tobacco crops in Central Italy at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi and OPTA-Città di Castello comparing Multiplex field and lab measurements ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...