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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 41

    Search for varieties with useful resistance to Black Shank under Georgia growing conditions

    SHEALEY J.(1); DAWSON J.(1); TAYLOR J.(1); BEASLEY E.(1); BARNES T.(1); ANDERSON H.H.(1); VON WALDNER D.M.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); BERTRAND P.F.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Statenville GA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    As new varieties of black shank resistant tobacco are brought to the market extension agents in Georgia annually conduct variety trials across the state to measure performance and Florida 301 resistance levels throughout our tobacco producing region....
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups (Workshop), APW 06

    Modification of tobacco chemical constituents by molecular breeding

    LEWIS R.S.; DEWEY R.E.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Tobacco plant chemistry affects consumer perception of derived products and also the potential for health risks associated with their use. Some cured leaf chemical components contribute positively to taste and aroma, while others have negative...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 23

    Engineering tobacco plants to degrade the potential NNK precursor pseudooxynicotine

    DEWEY R.E.; LEWIS R.S.; SELOTE D.
    North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) form when nitrous oxide species react with tobacco alkaloids. Although most published literature simplistically credits nicotine as being the alkaloid precursor for the potent TSNA NNK [4-(methyl...