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  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 19 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Characterization of a temperature regulated e-cigarette for potential use as a reference device

    GILLMAN I.G.; PENNINGTON A.
    Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Durham, NC, U.S.A.
    The development and adoption of a well characterized reference e cigarette would be useful during the routine analysis of e cigarette emissions. One possible class of devices that might be suitable for use as a reference e cigarette are temperature ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 32

    Characterization and in vitro testing of whole smoke condensates from combustible cigarettes

    DOSHI U.(1); GARDNER W.P.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); LEE K.M.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Health Canada recommends in vitro testing of separately collected gas and particulate phases of cigarette smoke for cytotoxicity and genotoxicity assessment. While these test materials have shown cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in literature, there has been ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 34

    Characterization of an air-liquid-interface (ALI) in vitro exposure system (VITROCELL® VC1/7 and Ames 48) using a prototype e-vapor product

    ZHANG Jingjie(1); DOSHI U.(1); OLDHAM M.J.(1); COFFA B.G.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); WOLZ R.L.(2); KOSACHEVSHY P.(2); LEE K.M.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Direct delivery of aerosol or vapor to the apical surface of cells (ALI) allows more relevant exposure for in vitro toxicological evaluation of inhalable chemicals. In this study, we quantitatively characterized the aerosol delivery in a commercially ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 45

    Ames assay cytotoxic assessment using bacterial lawn integrity with 35 mm plate spread technique

    BHARTI S.K.(1); FARISS M.W.(2); DESAI P.(1)
    (1) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Henrico, VA, U.S.A.; (2) ToxSynergy LLC, Midlothian, VA, U.S.A.
    Background: The Ames assay is commonly used to evaluate the mutagenic potential of tobacco products for regulatory purposes. A significant increase in the number of His+ revertant colonies observed in agar containing Salmonella bacteria and a test ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 56 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Application and use of e-cigarettes HPHC methods for the analysis of heated tobacco products

    GILLMAN I.G.; HUMPHRIES K.E.; MARTIN A.M.; LASSITER S.; HILLDRUP J.
    Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Durham, NC, U.S.A.
    The interest in e-cigarette research has resulted in the development of methods for the quantitative analysis of chemical constituents present in their aerosols. The emissions of e-cigarettes contain not only nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerin, water ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 63 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Challenges and opportunities in cigar science

    SMITH J.H.(1); AUBUCHON S.M.(1); WAGNER K.A.(1); McKINNEY W.J.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); STEVENS R.(3)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Henrico, VA, U.S.A.; (3) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    An independent Cigar Working Group has been formed by interested cigar stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers and testing laboratories). The goals of the Working Group are to explore opportunities for engagement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on ...
  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 ...