1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, A 15

    Reduction of tobacco specific nitrosamines in air-cured tobacco

    LI Qinglin; KRAUSS M.; COLASSACO D.; BOKELMAN G.; GADANI F.; ROSSI L.
    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Antioxidants, such as phenolics, tocopherols and carotenoids in tobacco leaves, are known to interfere with oxidation processes through chain-breaking reactions or through scavenging of free radicals. The induction or up-regulation of these and other...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, AP 16

    The tobacco genome initiative

    OPPERMAN C.H.; LOMMEL S.A.; SOSINSKI B.R.; LAKEY N.; GADANI F.
    North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Orion Genomics, LLC, MO - Philip Morris USA, Richmond, VA, USA
    Cultivated tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum , is member of the Solanaceae family, which also includes eggplant, pepper, petunia, potato and tomato. N. tabacum is an amphiploid species (2n=48) resulting from an interspecific cross between N. sylvestris...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Suzhou, 1999, AP45

    Potential of molecular marker analysis for assessment of genetic diversity in tobacco varieties

    ROSSI L.; BINDLER G.; PIJNENBURG H.; GADANI F.
    Philip Morris Europe, R&D, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
    The objective of the study was to investigate the genetic diversity of tobacco varieties by developing polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based procedures that can detect DNA polymorphisms in tobacco. An effective DNA extraction method is required in...