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 01

    In vitro biological safety evaluation of cigarette smoke

    CHEN Xi(1,2); SHEN Y.(1,2); CHEN Hongyu(1,2); LIU F.(1,2); QI H.(3); JIMIN S.(3); TIMKO M.(4); FAN L.(1,2)
    (1) Research Center for Air Pollution and Health, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (2) Institute of Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (3) Department of Pathology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (4) Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.
    Traditionally, toxicological evaluation of cigarette smoke has focused on the harmful chemical content of smoke. Harm-reduced cigarettes should not only refer to these chemical compounds, but also to the degree of the effect of whole smoke on human...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 12

    Puff resolved determination of selected constituents in the aerosol of commercially available tobacco heating products using photoionisation mass spectrometry

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Commercially available tobacco heating products (THPs) are somehow hybrids between conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes, as tobacco material is not burnt, but heated. Although the first THPs were coal heated and launched decades ago, currently...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 43

    On-line puff resolved analysis of cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapour and vapour of tobacco heating products

    ZIMMERMANN R.(1); EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(1); WALTE A.(2)
    (1) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany
    Photo ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) has been established for on-line analysis of complex gas mixtures. Cigarette smoke, e cigarette vapour and the vapour of tobacco heating products provide good examples for such complex gas...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 44

    Time and spatially resolved in-situ determination of temperature, pressure and gas phase concentration of selected smoke constituents inside a burning superslim cigarette. Part I – Thermophysical mapping

    CUI Huapeng(1); EHLERT S.(2); XIE Fuwei(1); DENG Nan(1); LI Bin(1); LIU Chuan(3); McADAM K.(3); WALTE A.(2); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (3) British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, Global R&D, Southampton, U.K.
    Superslim cigarettes in China are a relevant product category on the market. Accurate determination of key thermo-physical and -chemical parameters in superslim cigarettes are essential for the mechanistic understanding of combustion as well as...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 45

    Time and spatially resolved in-situ temperature and pressure measurements with soft ionisation mass spectrometry inside a burning superslim cigarette. Part II – thermochemical mapping

    EHLERT S.(1,3); CUI Huapeng.(2); HEIDE J.(3); XIE Fuwei(2); DENG Nan(2); LIU Chuan(4); McADAM K.(4); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(3)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (3) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (4) British American Tobacco, R&D Centre, Southampton, U.K.
    Superslim cigarettes are an increasingly popular category of cigarettes in China. Accurate measurements of key thermophysical and thermochemical parameters in superslim cigarettes is essential for mechanistic understanding of pyrolysis processes,...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 49

    Vacuum photoionisation TOF-MS as technique to analyze complex gas mixtures on-line and in real time

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Within the last few years e cigarettes and other new smoking/vaping products have become more and more commonly used. There are two general ionization techniques that are covered by vacuum Photo-Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass-Spectrometry (PI-TOFMS)....
  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, ST 45

    Soft-ionisation mass spectrometric on-line analysis of e-cigarette and heat-not-burn tobacco product vapours and pyrolysis products

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); BENTE v FROWEIN M.(1); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Within the last few years, e-cigarettes and other new smoking/vaping products have became more and more commonly used. Glycerol (VG) and propylene glycol (PG) are two important ingredients used in e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HnB) products either...