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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 44

    Two systems to reduce flue-cured tobacco production cost and TSNA formation: Woodchip fired hot water systems and variable firing rate gas burners

    MACIALEK J.A.; ELLINGTON G.H.
    Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, North Carolina State University, 3110 Faucette Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Two heating systems were investigated to evaluate the potential curing costs savings with the additional benefit of minimizing tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) levels in the cured leaf. One system utilized a woodchip fired hot water system to generate ...