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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 24

    Development and evaluation of tobaccos engineered for high leaf-oil accumulation

    PERRY J.P.(1); HILDBRAND D.(2); YUAN L.(1); PETRIE J.(3); GREEN A.(3); LEITA B.(3)
    (1) University of Kentucky, KTRDC, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (3) CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Canberra, Australia
    Demand for plant-derived oil (triacylglycerols, TAG) commodities is expected to more than double in coming decades due to increasing food oil requirements. Furthermore, the emerging shift to use renewable feedstock for fuels and industrial chemicals...
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 54

    Topping and suckercide treatments trigger global changes in gene expression in tobacco

    PATTANAIK S.(1); SINGH S.K.(1); FISHER C.R.(1); YUAN L.(1); LAWSON D.(2);
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington KY USA; (2) R.J. Reynolds Inc., Winston Salem, NC USA
    Topping and control of formation of suckers are common agronomic practices that significantly impact the yield and quality of various crop plants. Application of suckercides to plants following topping is a common method for sucker control. Tobacco...