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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 88, A1

    Synergistic automation in Burley harvesting and market preparation

    WELLS L.G.; SMITH T.D.; BRIDGES T.C.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, USA.
    An automated harvesting system has been developed and tested for whole-plant harvesting of burley tobacco. An experimental prototype of this two-worker system has achieved a capacity of 0.12 ha (0.3 acre)/hour at a relatively low field efficiency of...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 92, A6

    Comparison of the nitrogenous components in air-cured Burley tobacco grown and cured at five locations in the U.S.A

    BURTON H.; PIERCE R.; DYE N.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Recent studies have shown tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) accumulate during curing and their accumulation is dependent on concentration of secondary amine alkaloids, nitrite accumulation and curing environment. In a more recent study of 14...