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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 02

    Decision support system for soil fertility and water quality - evaluation in FCV tobacco- growing zones of India

    KRISHNAMURTHY V.; RAVISANKAR H.; DEO SINGH K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Information Technology has become an integral part of our day-to-day life. In agriculture, computers are extensively used to disseminate the information on soils, water, climatic conditions, pest and disease management and one such information system is ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 05

    Leaf characteristics and agronomic potential of newly developed broad-leaved breeding lines of fire-cured tobacco in Malawi

    GOMONDA R.W.J.; SIHANDE L.A.G.O.
    ARET, Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    A breeding programme to improve leaf characteristics of local fire-cured tobacco varieties of Malawi by crossing them with American introductions started in the early 1990s. Malawi Western is an old traditional fire-cured tobacco variety with good cured ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 07

    The characteristics of parents with low sucker productivity and the breeding of the flue-cured tobacco varieties with low sucker productivity

    ONO T.; NAKAKAWAJI T.; DOI I.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Technology Center, Kagoshima, Japan.
    Sucker control is usually exercised manually or by applying sucker control materials and is thus very labor intensive. Therefore, an attempt is being made to develop the flue-cured tobacco breed with low sucker productivity in order to reduce the level of ...