CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 53
Endophytic fungal community of tobacco leaves and their potential role in the formation of Cherry Red tobacco
Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Kunming, China; Qujing Branch of Yunnan Tobacco Company, Qujing, China
Cherry Red tobacco is the superior variant showing red dapples in cured leaves due to the demethylation of nicotine to nornicotine during maturation and curing. Fungi is known for its capacity of converting nicotine to nornicotine. However, to the...