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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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, ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 39

    Impact of cigarette paper and blend on super slim, slim and king-size cigarette designs

    WANNA J.(1); CHEN Cai(2); XIAO Cuicui(3); LIANG Chenze(3); RUI Li(4); ZHANG Wenjun(4)
    (1) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (2) SWM Shanghai Representative Office, Shanghai, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Mauduit, Jiangmen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (4) China Tobacco Schweitzer, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Superslim (SS) cigarettes account for 5 % of total cigarette sales on the Chinese market, with a year to year increase of 2.1 %. Similar to this fast-growing trend, many more brands of slim (SL) cigarettes have been offered on the market since 2017. To ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 47

    Study on reducing the fragmentation rate of paper-making reconstituted tobacco during the cutting process in the cigarette factory

    ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Yan(3); ZHENG Jianyu(1); ZHANG Mengyuan(1); LI Rui(1); LIU Jing(1); XIONG Zhen(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (3) Yunnan Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Station, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    It is known that reconstituted tobacco leaf tends to generate dust and particles during the cutting process in the cigarette factory. To solve the issue, analysis of the composition structure of manufacturing waste was carried out. Effects on the ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 48

    Research on colour improvement of paper-making reconstituted tobacco

    SU Dandan(1); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); WEI Mingwen(1); WANG Xiaosheng(1); FENG Tao(1); MI Lan(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Paper-making reconstituted tobacco (PRT) is an important raw material for the tobacco industry, with various benefits including reducing cost, smoke tar delivery, and impact on the environment. The different appearance of PRT compared to regular cigarette ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 47

    Effect of ethanol concentration on chemical composition of tobacco extracts

    ZHENG Jianyu(1); LIU Changbo(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); FU Yin(1); XIONG Zhen(1); CHEN Shaoquan(1); FENG Tao(1); WANG Yanhong(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Ethanol is widely used as a solvent in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biological industries, for the extraction of various natural products, including those from tobacco. In this study, an ethanol-water system with four different concentrations of ...
  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 ...
  10. 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 ...