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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, A 27

    A novel float system growing medium to overcome polystyrene foam trays

    BARGIACCHI E.; MIELE S.; FOSCHI L.; MARTINI F.
    University of Pisa, Dpt of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management (DAGA), Pisa, Italy
    Tobacco float system transplant production (TFS-TP) is widely used for its clear advantages. However, several problems are related to this production system, mainly the availability of a quality peat source (a non-renewable ingredient) over the time and ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 23

    Complementary use of float system nurseries for turfgrass production

    MIELE S.; BARGIACCHI E.; FOSCHI L.; MARTINI F.
    University of Pisa, Dpt of Agronomy and Agroecosystem Management (DAGA), Pisa, Italy
    Extended use of tobacco float system nurseries may reduce greenhouse costs and represent a complementary income for tobacco growers. Several cropping alternatives have been studied over the time, especially vegetable transplant seedling production; ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 11

    Analysis of performance characteristics of cigarettes sold in New York State that meet ignition strength regulations

    WANNA J.T.; DUROCHER D.F.; ROSSI-ESPAGNET J.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    As of June 28, 2004, only cigarettes that pass the ASTM E2187-02B ignition strength test more than 75% of the time have been allowed for sale in New York. In this paper we will explore the changes in design of selected commercial cigarette that resulted ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 12

    Using paper diffusion measurements to assess the ignition strength of cigarettes

    DUROCHER D.F.; KRAKER T.; WANNA J.T.; CODWISE W.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    At previous CORESTA meetings, Schweitzer-Mauduit introduced a simple, graphical method for describing the ASTM ignition strength of cigarettes when the desired ignition performance was achieved through the use of low permeability bands of aqueous film ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 28

    Primary studies on the correlation between adverse biological effects and important harmful chemical components of smoke in cigarette safety evaluation

    YAO Jianhua; CHEN Zhangyu; WU Pingyan; WANG Baoxing; FANG Li
    Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Science, Kunming, Yunnan, China
    Objects: This study was in order to research the correlation between adverse biological effects and Important chemical components of cigarette smoke, offer benefits to the evaluation on lower hazard cigarette and definition of the target decreasing hazard ...