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, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 20

    Factors influencing burning cone fallout of super slim cigarettes

    YU Saibo; TAN Chao; WANG Shitai; GUO Xuemin; JIN Yong; WU Yizi; FAN Hongmei; LI Ke; TAN Haifeng; LIU Qi; CHEN Qian
    Technology Center of China Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd of CNTC, Hunan, P.R. China
    The effects of four factors (individual weight, combustion improver content in cigarette paper, moisture content in cut tobacco and sliver content in cut tobacco) on the burning cone fallout of super slim cigarettes were investigated by an in-house...
  3. 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...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 41

    Investigating the genetics of polygenic soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    LEWIS R.S.(1); DRAKE-STOWE K.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A, (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence, NC, U.S.A.
    Bacterial wilt and black shank, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and Phytophthora nicotianae, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetics controlling...
  5. 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...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 13

    Determination of harmful components in mainstream cigarette smoke by FT-NIR spectrometry equipped with Cambridge filter pads

    REN Jianxin(1); WANG Zhiguo(1); LIU Wei(1); DU Wen(1); ZHONG Kejun(1); LIU Huimin(2); HU Qingyuan(3)
    (1) Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd. of CNTC, Technonlgy Center, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China; (2) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (3) China National Tobacco Quality Supervision & Test Center, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    The yields of harmful components in cigarette smoke are basic parameters to evaluate the harm of cigarettes. However, the existing detection methods for most harmful components in mainstream cigarette smoke are complicated and time consuming....
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 30

    Effects of common alcohols on the particle size distribution of atomised aerosol in e-cigarette vapour

    WANG Shitai; JIN Yong; LI Ke; ZHAO Guoling; PENG Xinhui; FAN Hongmei; TAN Haifeng; LIU Jinyun; YU Saibo
    Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd. of CNTC, Technonlgy Center, No. 426 Laodong Road, Changsha, Hunan 410007, P.R. China
    In order to investigate the effects of the constituents of e-liquids on the particle size distribution of atomised aerosol in e-cigarette vapour, the particle size distributions in e-cigarette vapour were determined by using an electrical low...
  8. 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...
  9. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 51

    Degradation and residue levels of triadimefon and its toxic metabolite in tobacco leaf

    LI Yiqiang(1); YANG Liqiang(1,2); LIU Wanfeng(3); XU Guangjun(1); SUN Jianhong(2); CAO Shoutao(2); GAO Yun(2); XU Jinli(1); ZHENG Xiao(1)
    (1) Qingzhou Tobacco Research Institute of China National Tobacco Corporation, Qingdao, Shandong, P.R. China; (2) China Tobacco Shandong Industrial Co., Ltd, Jinan, Shandong, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China
    In order to further study about different factors of pesticide residues and dissipation characteristics of triadimefon and its metabolite, and provide scientific data for MRLs and proper use of pesticide on tobacco, the dissipation and residue of...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 29

    Mechanical transmission of Ralstonia solanacearum is limited by air temperature

    FORTNUM B.A.; PETERSON P.D.
    Clemson University, School of Agriculture, Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Florence, SC, USA
    Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, is an extremely damaging disease of flue-cured tobacco in the southeastern USA that can be spread mechanically on farm machinery. R. solanacearum exhibits strong tissue-specific tropism within the...