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, ST 41

    Functional filter wrapping materials and their impacts on specific properties of factory-made cigarettes and heated tobacco products

    LINDNER M.(1); MAIWALD B.(2); DITTOMBEE H.(2); LEICHSENRIGN N.(2)
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) Hauni Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    Filter wrapping materials are a synonym for mouthpiece covering sheets that include tipping and filter plug wrap paper. Both sheets play an essential role for the manufacturing of conventional filter cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTP) as...
  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 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...
  5. 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...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 93

    Plasma perforation of tipping paper – a novel method to generate ventilated filter cigarettes

    LINDNER M.(1); RAUNIC VADANJEL R.(2)
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) TDR d.o.o., Rovinj, Croatia
    Perforation of tipping paper is essential for adjusting the ventilation of cigarettes to achieve specific smoke deliveries. Hereby, the type of tipping paper perforation plays an important role and can be separated into online-laser perforation...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 04

    Effect and influence of perforation methods for tipping paper on the control of basic smoke yields

    LINDNER M.(1); RAUNIC VADANJEL R.(2)
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) TDR d.o.o., Rovinj, Croatia
    Perforation of tipping paper is the method of choice for adjusting the ventilation of a cigarette to achieve specific smoke deliveries. Hereby, the investigation of the air flow through the perforation zone of the tipping paper and the dynamic smoke...
  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...