1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 15

    Chemical changes in ultra-low nicotine tobacco produced by grafting with Solanum melongena L.

    REN Mengjuan(1); SHI Hongzhi(1); YANG Huijuan(1); LI Jianhua(2); DUAN Weidong(3); LI Hongliang(2)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University/Tobacco Cultivation Key Laboratory of China Tobacco, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Xuchang Tobacco Company of Henan Province, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co. Ltd., Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Ultra-low nicotine tobacco production has been given broad attention due to the possible regulation of nicotine content in cigarette tobacco. A pot experiment was carried out in Xiangcheng County, Henan Province, in 2017, to study the feasibility of...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 29

    Changes in content of TSNAs and other compounds of different tobacco types during 6-year long-term storage

    ZHANG Mengyue(1); SHI Hongzhi(1); ZHOU Jun(2); DUAN Weidong(3); YANG Huijuan(1); BAI Ruoshi(2)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University, National Tobacco Cultivation & Physiology & Biochemistry Research Center, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Beijing Cigarette Factory of Shanghai Tobacco Group Co., Ltd., Beijing, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Henan Industrial Ltd Co., Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Samples of flue-cured, Burley and sun-cured tobaccos from different production areas were collected to investigate the changes in content of tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) by the SPE-LC-MS/MS method during 6-year long term storage under...
  3. 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...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 35

    Different population modeling approaches lead to directionally similar conclusions about the potential for tobacco harm reduction

    BACHAND A.(1); SULSKY S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Ramboll U.S. Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    There are a number of dynamic population models that can be used to quantify the overall population health effects of beneficial and/or harmful changes in tobacco use patterns. These models can be broadly categorized as either following a single...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 36 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Multi-dimensional tipping point analyses: Assessing simultaneous shifts in tobacco use patterns from a higher to a lower risk product

    BACHAND A.(1); SULSKY S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Ramboll U.S. Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    The Dynamic Population Modeler (DPM(+1)) employs a birth cohort framework to estimate effects on population mortality if tobacco use patterns shift from a higher- to lower-risk product. DPM(+1) allows for evaluation of changes in use patterns within...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Effects of treatment time of ultraviolet irradiation and ozone on the internal quality of the redrying tobacco

    XU Chunping(1); BAI Jiafeng(2); ZHENG Kai(3); ZHU Guocheng(3); HU Zhizhong(2); JIANG Yu(1); XU Heng(4); LI Shufang(3); YANG Zhiqiang(3)
    (1) College of Food and Biological Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center, China Tobacco Guangxi Industrial Co. Ltd, Nanning, Guanxi, P.R. China; (3) Xuchang Cigarette Factory, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Xuchang, Henan, P.R. China; (4) Technical Center, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    To investigate the effect of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and ozone on the internal quality of redrying tobacco, Qujing redrying tobacco (B2F) was selected as experimental material and irradiated by UV irradiation (producing ozone) and treated with...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 10

    Principal component analysis of volatile components in refill liquids for electronic cigarettes with different tastes

    XU Chunping(1); MA Kuoyan(2); HAO Hui(3); CHEN Zhifei(3); ZHAO Shanshan(1)
    (1) College of Food and Biology Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center of China Tobacco Chongqing Industrial Co., Ltd., Chongqing, P.R. China; (3) Technical Center of China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co. Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    In this study the characterization of refill liquids for different electronic cigarettes with different tastes was compared. GC/MS and principal component analysis were employed to analyze the volatile components in refill liquids for five kinds of...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...