1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 04

    Pest and disease surveillance in flue-cured tobacco growing zones of India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Ltd, Agri Business Division, Research Department, Rajahmundry, A.P, India
    Pest and disease are major yield limiting factors in tobacco production and these biotic factors reduce the productivity besides affecting the quality of leaf. The control of these pest and diseases warrant more pesticide usage resulting in pesticide ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 15

    Fertigation of flue-cured tobacco with a combination of water soluble and straight fertilisers, for enhancing nitrogen and potassium use efficiency

    MAHESH M.N.V.A.; RAMAKRISHNA B.; MANI M.; SRINIVAS P.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Nutrient application through drip irrigation (fertigation) with water soluble fertilisers, is an established practice to achieve nutrient use efficiency in flue-cured tobacco production. However, there has been a steady price escalation and erratic ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 65

    Management of Orobanche in flue-cured tobacco in India

    REDDY B.S.R.; SWAMY S.; MANI M.
    ITC Limited - Agri Business Division-ILTD, Research Department, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Orobanche (Orobanche cernua Loefl.) is a serious root parasite infesting tobacco roots in Northern Light Soil (NLS), Traditional and Mysore tobacco growing regions of India. The yield losses were ranging from 30-70% and plants show the symptoms of ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 45

    Status of benzo[a]pyrene in commonly consumed food products and in selected environments: a review

    TYAGI K.; DINESH T.K.; SUDESNA P.; SATHISH KUMAR D.
    ITC Limited, ITC Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Bengaluru, India
    Benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) is an extensively studied compound among the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in commonly consumed products and in the environment. B[a]P is formed due to incomplete combustion of organic matter and commonly consumed products ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 12

    E-cigarette vaping machine vs. conventional smoking machine – a compendium of differences in requirements and technology in regards to ISO 3308

    ROSE N.
    Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    E-products are a rapidly growing market. Starting with disposable or rechargeable products looking similar to conventional cigarettes, the market changed to more complex products. These so called second and third generation products offer a technical ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 67

    Application of multi-dimensional GC techniques to the analysis of cigarette smoke

    BROKL M.(2); FOÇANT J-F.(2); TICHA J.(1); BISHOP L.(1); WRIGHT C.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, U.K.; (2) University of Liège, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory (CART), Liège, Belgium
    Tobacco smoke is an extremely complex and dynamic aerosol consisting of liquid/solid droplets (particulate phase) suspended in a mixture of gases and semi-volatiles (gaseous phase). It is formed during overlapping processes of oxidation, pyrolysis, ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, SS 15

    Hyphenated and spectroscopic techniques for the screening of multiple analyte groups in tobacco smoke

    TICHA J.(1); FROSTINA J.(1); DONARSKI J.(2); BROKL M.(3); VAN HEEMST J.(1); BISHOP L.(1); WRIGHT C.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (2) The Food and Environment Research Agency, York, UK; (3) University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
    In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act granted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate the manufacture, marketing and distribution of tobacco products to protect public health. A list of harmful and ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, SSPTPOST 11

    Simultaneous quantification of 4-hydroxy coumarin, coumarin, 6-methyl coumarin and eugenol in cigarette filler and in mainstream smoke using HPLC-PDA

    MEHTA S.K.; RAGHU H.S.; SANGLI N.D.; GOURISANKAR S.
    ITC R&D Centre, ITC Ltd., Bengalaru, India
    Eugenol is the main volatile compound of extracted oil from clove bud (S. aromaticum L.) that is used in traditional medicine as a bactericide, fungicide and anaesthetic. Coumarin has long been used by the tobacco industry as an additive in cigarettes. ...