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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 08

    Evolution in agrochemical use on tobacco over the last 30 years to reduce leaf residues and environmental impact

    BURLA G.(1); MILLI G.(2); MIELE S.(3); BARGIACCHI E.(3)
    (1) OPTA & TPI Consultant, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (3) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    This presentation describes the evolution in active ingredients (a.i.), and their use on the tobacco crop, since the beginning of 1980s. Progress in reducing application rates has been achieved not only by the use of more efficient and target-oriented a.i ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 41

    Approaching the first station on the way to certified organic tobacco: (almost) chemical-free tobacco

    MILLI G.(1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(2); ROMANI A.(3)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (3) Laboratorio PHYTOLAB - Dipartimento di Informatica, Statistica ed Applicazioni, Università degli Studi di Firenze, (FI), Italy
    Among EU countries, Italy is the largest producer of certified organic crops, especially in the areas of fresh and processed fruit and vegetable products, meat, and dairy products. Certified organic cropping, however, requires an incentive in order to pay ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 43

    A biobed to recover and detoxify polluted external washings of agricultural equipment used for tobacco treatments: a proposal for tobacco farms

    MIELE S.(1); BARGIACCHI E.(1); MILLI G.(2)
    (1) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy; (2) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy
    Farms more concerned with social responsibility and environmental protection should not underestimate potential risks related to the dispersion in surface waters and soils of oil and agrochemical polluted waters, deriving from external washing of ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 44

    Effects of legume cover crops on soil characteristics and Virginia Bright tobacco fertilisation

    MILLI G.(1); MIELE S.(2); BARGIACCHI E.(2)
    (1) Fattoria Autonoma Tabacchi, Città di Castello (PG), Italy; (2) Consorzio InterUniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
    The High Tiber Valley has sandy-loam to loamy-sandy soils, high in silt and lime, and traditionally low in soil organic matter (OM). Since the late 1980s, Trifolium squarrosum L. (TS) has been introduced as a winter cover crop in tobacco rotations, mostly ...