1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 11

    Agronomic performance of Polalta-derived breeding lines resistant to tomato spotted wilt virus

    KORBECKA-GLINKA G.(1); TROJAK-GOLUCH A.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2)
    (1) Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) - State Research Institute, Puławy, Poland - gkorbecka@iung.pulawy.pl; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A., PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is one of the most important pathogens threatening tobacco cultivation. The dark-cured cultivar Polalta is TSWV-resistant, but it cannot be easily incorporated into breeding programs, because its hybridization with...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 34

    Dynamics of molecular leaf senescence processes occurring during curing of Virginia tobacco cultivar K326

    CHEVAL C.; BATTEY J.; SIERRO N.; DULIZE R.; BORNAND D.; SIMICEVIC J.; TITZ B.; GUY P.A.; LASZLO C.; HAIDUC A.; DOSSIN E.; BOVET L.; IVANOV N.; GOEPFERT S.
    Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Plant senescence is the process of aging. It is influenced primarily by genetics and developmental processes as well as environmental cues. However, because of their significant complexity, the molecular networks by which genetics and the environment...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 49

    Consequences of molecular genetic alteration of leaf nitrate levels on TSNAs, alkaloids, flowering time, and biomass in Burley tobaccos

    DEWEY R.E.(1); BOVET L.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); CAMPANONI P.(2); LEWIS R.S.(1)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland
    We have previously demonstrated that tobacco-specific nitrosamine (TSNA) levels in Burley tobaccos can be substantially lowered using two distinct molecular genetic techniques designed to impede the plant’s ability to store high levels of free...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2021, Online, ST 01

    Development of consumer-reported outcome measure (CROM) standards for the tobacco industry with respect to psychometric CROM using a consortium-based approach: methodology and scope

    McCAFFREY S.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force (WG02): AFOLALU E.(2); BLACK R.(1); CHREA C.(2); CURTIN G.(3); GILES L.(4); NISHIHARA D.(4); PRASAD K.(5); SARKAR M.(6); SHETTY M.(5)
    (1) JUUL Labs, Inc., San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (4) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (5) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (6) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    In November 2018, CORESTA approved the formation of a new Task Force (TF) to establish best practices and guidelines for the integration of consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) in tobacco regulatory research. The primary objective of the CROM TF...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2021, Online, ST 02

    Descriptive consumer reported outcome measures and definitions in tobacco and nicotine research: a consensus approach

    WEI L.(1) on behalf of the CROM Task Force: CLERC E.(2); SHETTY M.(3); CHREA C.(2); PRASAD K.(3); SARKAR M.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.
    The Consumer Reported Outcome Measures (CROM) Consortium Task Force (TF), consisting of academic researchers and members from various tobacco companies, was formed within the Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco (CORESTA) in...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2021, Online, ST 03

    Psychometric validation of new scales expanding conceptual coverage of the ABOUT-Perceived Risk: perceived social risk and perceived practical risk

    CLERC E.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); CANO S.(3); AFOLALU E.(1); CHREA C.(1)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Institute for Statistics and Mathematics, University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.
    The ABOUT™—Perceived Risk is a self-report instrument, developed by Philip Morris Products SA, designed to assess perceived risks associated with the use of a wide range of tobacco and/or nicotine containing products (TNP), such as cigarettes,...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2021, Online, ST 45

    Meta-analysis study to establish population level estimates of NNAL in smokers and non-smokers

    AYALA-FIERRO F.(1); VERRON T.(2); LIZHNYAK P.(3); FREELAND R.(4); FROST-PINEDA K.(4); ELAMIN A.(5); PRASAD G.L.(4); SARKAR M.(3)
    (1) Juul Labs, Inc, U.S.A.; (2) Imperial Brands, U.K.; (3) Altria Client Services, U.S.A.; (4) RAI Services Company, U.S.A.; (5) Philips Morris International, Switzerland
    The purpose of this research (a project of the CORESTA Biomarkers Sub-Group) was to establish a population level estimate for the biomarker of cigarette smoke exposure, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL), to serve as a baseline...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2021, 74, abstr. 32

    Development of recommendations of descriptive consumer-reported outcome measures (descriptive-CROM) and related definitions in tobacco and nicotine research

    WEI L.(1) on behalf of CORESTA CROM Task Force: CLERC E.(2); SHETTY M.(3); CHREA C.(2); PRASAD K.(3); SARKAR M.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) British American Tobacco, Southampton, UK
    Background: The Consumer Reported Outcome Measures (CROM) Consortium Task Force (TF), consisting of academic researchers and members from various tobacco companies, was formed within the Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco...