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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 30

    Application of near infrared spectroscopy to detect mold contamination in tobacco

    YANG Lei(13); HOU Ying(1); LI Jingjing(1); LI Wei(1); WANG Jiajun(2); YANG Qianxu(2); WANG Baoxing(2); PAN Xuejun(3)
    (1) Yunnan Reascend Tobacco Technology (Group) Co. Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (3) Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Mold infection is a significant postharvest issue for processors of tobacco, which can cause value reduction of product and direct product loss. However, mold is mostly undetectable at early stages by traditional sorting techniques. In this paper,...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2011, 65, abstr. 18

    Reduction of nitrogenous and phenolic cigarette smoke toxicant yields through the use of a tobacco treatment process.

    MCADAM K.G.(1); LIU C.(1); DEGRANDPRɐ Y.(2); PORTER A.(3); GRIFFITHS A.(1); VOISINE R.(2); CÔTɐ F.(2); PROCTOR C.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (2) Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; (3) Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    A tobacco treatment process has been developed to remove proteins and polyphenols from cut Virginia tobacco without affecting its bulk physical structure. Proteins and polyphenols in tobacco leaf are thought to be precursors of some nitrogenous and...