Search Results

2 results

  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 070

    Genetic approaches and resources for enabling compliance to proposed NNN standards

    DEWEY R.E.(1); LEWIS R.S.(1); LU Jianli(1); BOVET L.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); CAMPANONI P.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are formed through the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids. Over the past decade, we have demonstrated how altering the genetics of the tobacco plant can result in dramatic reductions in TSNA formation. This has...
  2. 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,...