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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups (Workshop), APW 03

    Maximizing the spray droplet to effectively deliver pesticides

    LEGLEITER T.
    University of Kentucky, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Princeton, KY, U.S.A.
    Numerous factors influence the efficacy of a pesticide on the intended target pest, including the delivery method of the pesticide to the target pest. Pesticides in the agronomic realm are most often delivered using spray droplets produced by a broadcast ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups (Workshop), APW 06

    Modification of tobacco chemical constituents by molecular breeding

    LEWIS R.S.; DEWEY R.E.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Tobacco plant chemistry affects consumer perception of derived products and also the potential for health risks associated with their use. Some cured leaf chemical components contribute positively to taste and aroma, while others have negative impacts and ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 01 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    FDA advance notice of proposed rulemaking for nicotine level of combusted cigarettes – feasibility for compliance via tobacco plant genetics?

    HIATT E.
    R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) entitled “Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes.” The publication of an ANPRM solicits information and ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 02

    A newly characterized regulatory mechanism modulates the NIC2 locus that controls nicotine biosynthesis

    LING Y.; PRIYANKA P.; SANJAY K.S.; BARUNAVA P.; SITAKANTA P.
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, U.S.A.
    The AP2/ERF family transcription factors (TFs) have emerged as key regulators of specialized metabolite biosynthesis, including nicotine in tobacco. Several group IX AP2/ERFs form physically linked gene clusters, likely originated from gene duplication ...