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  1. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 07

    Genetic improvement of Nicotiana tabacum by applying remote hybridization and biotechnological methods

    NIKOVA V.; IANCHEVA A.M.; VLADOVA R.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    Wild Nicotiana species possess a high potential of useful features. Interspecific hybridization is a very effective method for the introducing of desired characters into tobacco and achieving crop improvement. Its successful realization is...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 24

    Color and aroma of tobacco: a facilitated approach for their objective evaluation in Oriental tobaccos and for cultivar classification within Virginia and Oriental tobacco types

    DAGNON S.; EDREVA A.; VLADOVSKA A.
    Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institutes, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; D. Kostov Inst. of Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    In the routine practice the evaluation of colour and smoke aroma, major qualitative characteristics of tobacco, is mainly based on organoleptic estimates by expert panels, with this suffering from subjectivity, high costs and health hazards. We...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 24

    Hybrid seed production in tobacco by using male sterile plants

    NIKOVA V.; NIKOLOV E.; IANCHEVA A.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria; Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Reg. Ctre for Scientific Investig. & Prod. of Tobacco, Haskovo, Bulgaria.
    The introduction of hybrid crop varieties has enabled spectacular growth in productivity owing to hybrid vigor and increased uniformity. To produce hybrid seeds, a pollination control system is required to prevent unwanted self-pollination. New...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 02

    Decision support system for soil fertility and water quality - evaluation in FCV tobacco- growing zones of India

    KRISHNAMURTHY V.; RAVISANKAR H.; DEO SINGH K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Information Technology has become an integral part of our day-to-day life. In agriculture, computers are extensively used to disseminate the information on soils, water, climatic conditions, pest and disease management and one such information system...
  5. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2002, 20-4, p. 301-11., ISSN.0173-783X

    Wild Nicotiana species as a source of cytoplasmic male sterility in Nicotiana tabacum

    NIKOVA V.; VLADOVA R.
    D. Kostov Inst. of Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
    The results of our experiments executed to obtain tobacco male sterile lines through interspecific hybridization are summarized. Ten wild species from the genus Nicotiana : N. excelsior ( exc ), N. amplexicaulis ( amp ), N. rustica ( rus ),...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, APOST 11

    Nicotiana benthamiana Domin. as a source of aphid resistance in N. tabacum L

    KRUSTEVA D.; NIKOVA V.; VLADOVA R.; DIMITROV B.; PETKOVA A.; IANCHEVA A.
    Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    Tobacco aphids annually cause considerable damage to tobacco production, reducing the yield and in addition transmitting a number of viral pathogens to tobacco. The wild tobacco species N. benthamiana Domin is highly resistant to aphids. Although the...