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  1. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 02

    Some experiences of production of Oriental tobacco seedlings in float tray system in Macedonia

    ARSOV Z.; KABRANOVA R.
    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia
    Macedonia is a well known country in the World market for the high quality production of Oriental type of tobacco. The volume of tobacco production (about 20 000 tons) in comparison with the same from other bigger countries which also produce Oriental ...
  2. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 07

    Potential applications of 'GM' technology in the production of tobacco for its traditional uses

    THOMAS P.; CHAMBERS O.; DAVIES H.M.
    University of Kentucky, Research & Education Center, Princeton, KY, USA
    The flue-cured and Burley tobacco industries have thus far relied solely on the intrinsic gene-pool of the tobacco plant itself for traits that enhance yield, disease resistance, leaf quality etc. Meanwhile, over the last 25 years the tobacco plant has ...
  3. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 10

    Development of CAPS and dCAPS markers for CYP82E4 and CYP82E5v2 gene mutants reducing nicotine to nornicotine conversion in tobacco

    LI D.; LEWIS R.S.; JACK A.M.; DEWEY R.E.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nornicotine accumulation in Burley tobacco is of concern because nornicotine is the precursor of the predominant Burley tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs), N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN). However, screening of Burley tobacco is problematic because ...
  4. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 100

    Estimation of biomass and chemical components in Burley tobacco using reflectance indices of ground-based remote sensors

    JIN-CHUL YANG; SOO-WON JANG; KWANG-HO CHA
    KT&G Central Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
    Ground-based remote sensing over the crop canopy provides information about the mass of plant body which reflects the light, as well as crop nitrogen content which is closely related to the chlorophyll content of plant leaves. This method has the merits ...