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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 04

    Past, present and future approaches for reducing cadmium content in tobacco leaves

    MANOHAR M.(1,2); SHIGAKI T.(3); SHIGAKI L.(3);HIRSCHI K.D.(1,2)
    (1) United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; (2) Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; (3) Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Research Institute, Papua, New Guinea
    Contamination of soils by heavy metals such as cadmium is of great concern for global agricultural practices and human health. To overcome the toxic effects of heavy metals, plants have evolved various mechanisms such as reduced intake of toxic...
  2. 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...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 140, PPOST8

    Bio-intensive integrated management of budworm, Helicoverpa armigera in FCV tobacco

    SITARAMAIAH S.; GUNNESWARA RAO S.; RAMAPRASAD G.; SREEDHAR U.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Tobacco budworm, Helicoverpa armigera , is one of the limiting factors in successful production of Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco in Andhra Pradesh, India. It infests the crop during the grand growth period and inflicts severe damage to the bud...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 97, A9

    Lowering the nicotine content of flue-cured tobacco cultivars in South Africa

    VAN TONDER C.S.M.; KRUGER J.; DIPPENAAR M.C.
    Tobacco and Cotton Research Institute, Soil and Crop Science Division, Rustenburg, South Africa
    The nicotine content of flue-cured tobacco produced in the RSA is determined by factors suchas soil fertility, climatic conditions and production practices. The nicotine content of the leaf cannot be reduced dramatically without a detrimental effect...