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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 14

    RNA-Seq analysis of Orobanche resistance in tobacco: development of molecular markers for breeding recessive resistance from Wika tobacco variety

    JULIO E.(1); MALPICA A.(2); COTUCHEAU J.(1); BACHET S.(2); VOLPATTI R.(1); DECORPS C.(1); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (2) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France
    Orobanche spp. (broomrape) is an obligate root parasite that can attack a wide spectrum of plants, including tobacco. It is responsible for economic losses in Europe since 2002 and its incidence in many tobacco growing countries is increasing. Preventive ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and Drug ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 42

    Progress in development of a high-throughput phenotyping test as breeding tool for broomrape resistance in tobacco: an overview of results

    MALPICA A.(1); VERRIER J.-L.(1); BACHET S.(1); BEN JEMAA F.(2); POUVRAUD J.-B.(2); SIMIER P.
    (1) Bergerac Seed & Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Laboratoire de Biologie et de Pathologie Végétale, Nantes University, Nantes, France
    Tobacco broomrape (Phelipanche ramosa) is a widespread parasitic plant that causes serious damage in some countries. Selection of resistant varieties is an essential pillar of an integrated broomrape control strategy but research performed on broomrape ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 07

    Breeding for blue-mould resistance in Burley and flue-cured tobacco: an overview of results

    VERRIER J.L.; MALPICA A.; L’HUMEAU J.
    Bergerac Seed & Breeding, Bergerac, France
    Conventional, non-GMO blue-mould (Peronospora tabacina) resistance has been transferred to Nicotiana tabacum L. from interspecific hybridisation works tracing back to years 1965-70, involving in particular the species Nicotiana debneyi. Partial resistance ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Plenary Session, Invited Speaker 02

    Sixty years of tobacco agronomy: evolutions and challenges

    VERRIER J.L.(1); PAPENFUS H.D.(2); PRAT. M.(3)
    (1) Bergerac Seed & Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Alliance One International Services Ltd., Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (3) JT International Germany GmbH, Trier, Germany
    Tobacco leaf is a challenging production, labour-intensive, requiring special skills and competences at all steps. In the last century, this prompted tobacco producing countries to establishing institutes or university extension services, to perform ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 20

    The influence of storage conditions and packaging on acetic acid generation in cellulose acetate fibers

    TATUM C.E.; WILSON S.A.; CASPER R.G.; PEARCE M.J.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, U.S.A.
    The cellulose acetate polymer used in cigarette filters is made by acetylating wood pulp with acetic anhydride. One advantage of this modified natural polymer is that it readily degrades by multiple mechanisms. While the ultimate products are carbon ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 07

    Comparison of the cerulean e-cigarette pressure drop testing instrument to the ces 508 cigarette pressure drop and ventilation tester unit for electronic cigarettes, conventional tobacco burning cigarettes, and filter tips

    AVANTS K.W.(1); WILSON S.A.(2); CLARK J.(1)
    (1) Liggett Group, LLC, Mebane, NC USA; (2) Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN USA
    The pressure drop or “resistance to draw” of cigarettes and cigarette-like products is a prominent experience for consumers. This poster is a comparison of two commercial instruments with different approaches to measuring pressure drop. The instruments ...