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  1. 45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 51b

    Natural chestnut tannins use in tobacco crop

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.; BERTOLA R.; MILLI G.
    University of Pisa, Dept. of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management, Via S. Michele degli Scalzi, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Natural sweet chestnut tannins (NCT), hot water-extracted from untreated wood and membrane-concentrated to 17% DM (13% tannins), are presently diffusing in tobacco crop in Central Italy, as a starter treatment in transplant irrigation water, at 2-5 ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 13

    Sustainable tobacco crop in Italy and OPTA’s social responsibility: a model of R&D and technology transfer for tobacco growers

    MILLI G. (1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(3)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT), Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Department of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; (3) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy
    The tobacco crop in Italy has undergone a deep reorganisation over the years, and presently a new reference entity, OPTA (Organisation of Tobacco Producers), including FAT and two other major cooperatives, disseminates sustainable cropping techniques to ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 18 (+Poster)

    Infrared thermometers to tune tobacco irrigation at farm level

    MILLI G. (1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(3)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi (FAT), Città di Castello, Italy; (2) Department of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; (3) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy
    To detect water stress in tobacco several methods have been proposed. Milli and Miele et al. (2003) determined Virginia Bright tobacco Kc in the area of Città di Castello-Italy by microlysimeters, to calculate effective evapotranspiration (EET) in the ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 10

    Natural chestnut tannins to enhance tobacco nutrition and resistance to nematodes

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(2); MILLI G.(3)
    (1) University of Pisa, Dip. Agronomia e Gestione dell’Agroecosistema, Pisa, Italy; (2) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (3) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello, Perugia, Italy
    There is an increasing interest toward non-chemical inputs for tobacco, and the other major crops, in order to minimize leaf residues, environmental hazard, and crop footprint and improve manpower safety. Increasing costs of phosphate fertilizers, and ...
  5. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 92

    Chestnut tannin phytocomplex to control tobacco nematodes and improve plant growth

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.
    Consortium INSTM, Firenze (Italy). University of Pisa, Dept. of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Mgt, Pisa, Italy
    Chestnut tannin phytocomplex (CTP), hot water-extracted from untreated wood and membrane-concentrated to 17% DM (13% tannins) (patented process of Nuova Rivart, Gruppo Saviola, Italy), was studied and patented as a natural soil acidifier, salinity control ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 27

    Natural and biological treatments to enhance tobacco phosphate nutrition in the field

    MIELE S.; MILLI G.; BARGIACCHI E.
    University of Pisa, Dpt of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management (DAGA), Pisa, Italy
    Research is in progress at Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi of Città di Castello (Perugia, Central Italy), to investigate the possibility to use natural and biological treatments, instead of the ordinary chemical ones, to enhance tobacco early growth in the ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Rovinj, 2009, AP 12

    Switching from full chemical to mixed chemical-biological strategies to feed and protect tobacco

    MIELE S.; BARGIACCHI E.
    University of Pisa, Dpt of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management (DAGA), Pisa, Italy
    Recent increases in prices of fossil fuel based agrochemicals, both fertilizers and crop protectants, have arisen many questions about their actual cost-efficiency and availability in the future, as we aim more and more at a sustainable and reduced cost ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 24

    Micro-irrigated tobacco: how to tune micro-irrigation plants to given water and field conditions

    MIELE S.; BERTOLACCI M.; BARGIACCHI E.
    University of Pisa, Dpt of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management (DAGA), Pisa, Italy
    Irrigation water shortage and rising costs, over the years, have determined an increasing interest in micro-irrigated tobacco in all the world's cultivated areas with shortage of irrigation water. Experiments, carried out in central Italy at Fattoria ...