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  1. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, APPOST 01

    Effect of the degree of leaf ripeness at harvest on the yield, quality and chemical characteristics of Oriental (sun-cured) tobacco

    KARAIVAZOGLOU N.A.; PAPAKOSTA D.K.; DIVANIDIS S.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Tobacco Institute of Greece, Chemistry Dept., Drama, Greece
    Harvest date is one of the most important crop management practices affecting tobacco yield, quality and usability after curing. In a two-year field experiment, investigations were made into the effect of the degree of leaf ripeness at harvest on...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, APPOST 07

    Effect of plant growth regulators on maturation, harvesting, yield and quality of Oriental (sun-cured) tobacco

    KARAIVAZOGLOU N.A.; PAPAKOSTA D.K.; DIVANIDIS S.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
    Maturation and senescence in tobacco leaves can be accelerated or retarded by applied chemicals and plant growth regulators. Until now, research was focused only on the "yellowing" effect of ethylene on tobacco types other than Oriental. This work...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 09

    Growth, maturation and senescence of Oriental tobacco leaves as affected by ethephon and inhibitors of ethylene biosynthesis

    KARAIVAZOGLOU N.A.; PAPAKOSTA D.K.; SFACIOTAKIS E.M.; DIVANIDIS S.
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Tobacco Institute, Laboratory of Agronomy, Laboratory of Pomology, Drama, Greece
    Ethylene is a gaseous plant growth regulator that it has long been known to promote fruit ripening and senescence of plant tissues. In contrast, aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) and aminooxyacetic acid (AOA) both inhibitors of ethylene biosynthesis are...
  4. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2005, 21-6, p. 331-44., ISSN.0173-783X

    Distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons between the particulate and the gas phase of mainstream cigarette smoke in relation to cigarette technological characteristics

    KALAITZOGLOU M.; SAMARA C.
    Aristotle University, Environmental Pollution Control Laboratory, Dept. of Chemistry, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece.
    Particulate- and gas-phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were determined in the mainstream smoke (MSS) of 59 manufactured cigarette brands (commercially available brands of unknown tobacco and blend type) with variable 'tar' yields and...
  5. 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...