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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups (Workshop), APW 02

    Strengthening science transmission capability: a case of Yunnan experience in disseminating the technology to farmers and field technicians in the tobacco production chain

    ZHANG Limeng(1); YU Yanbi(2); LIN Zhonglong(2); HUANG Zhihua(1)
    (1) Yunnan Tobacco Company, Yuxi Branch, Yuxi City, P.R. China; (2) Yunnan Tobacco Company of CNTC, Kunming, Yunnan, 650011, P.R. China
    As one of the most important tobacco growing regions in the world, Yunnan has established a worldwide reputation not only for its super-scale tobacco production but also for the excellent internal qualities of its tobacco. The tobacco yield from...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups (Workshop), APW 04

    Translating research output into the grower's reality: tobacco training and extension for smallholder growers in Zimbabwe

    DIMBI S.; KHUDU G.
    Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe
    The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) has the mandate to carry out all tobacco research in Zimbabwe. The main objective of the research programme is to enable tobacco growers to maximise value from responsible and sustainable tobacco production practices....
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 02

    Characterisation of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica) resistance mechanism in tobacco

    MAKUNDE P.T.; MAHERE T.S.; DIMBI S.; GARWE D.
    Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Resistance to root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp) has been identified, incorporated, and deployed in Kutsaga commercial cultivars of tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum. These cultivars have varying resistance levels to root-knot nematode. The classification...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 04

    Kutsaga releases a Katambora Rhodes grass variety (G HR 1) for nematode management under tighter rotations

    SHAVA J.G.; MAKUNDE P.T.; MAGAMA F.; SHAMUDZARIRA M.
    Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Although the use of resistant varieties is effective, Katambora Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) has been used for a long time in rotations not only to suppress nematodes but also to improve the soil structure in tobacco farming systems. This grass was...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 05

    Working to improve black shank control in flue-cured tobacco

    BERTRAND P.F.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); SHEW D.(2); LEWIS R.S.2); VON WALDNER M.(1)
    (1) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Black shank is a concern for farmers growing tobacco on land infested with Phytophthora nicotianae. The first superior Php gene variety (NC-71) was introduced in 1995. The Php gene confers complete resistance to the wild type of P. nicotianae (race...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 06

    Inactivation of NtCPS2 allele linked with the major QTL for black shank resistance derived from Beinhart 1000

    SHINJO A.; KOGA K.; HYODO H.; NOGUCHI S.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Tochigi, Japan
    The cigar tobacco variety Beinhart 1000 is well known to have high level of partial resistance to black shank caused by Phytophthora nicotianae. The researchers at the North Carolina State University reported that it's quantitative trait loci (QTLs)...