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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 11

    Agronomic performance of Polalta-derived breeding lines resistant to tomato spotted wilt virus

    KORBECKA-GLINKA G.(1); TROJAK-GOLUCH A.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2)
    (1) Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) - State Research Institute, Puławy, Poland - gkorbecka@iung.pulawy.pl; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A., PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is one of the most important pathogens threatening tobacco cultivation. The dark-cured cultivar Polalta is TSWV-resistant, but it cannot be easily incorporated into breeding programs, because its hybridization with...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 34

    Dynamics of molecular leaf senescence processes occurring during curing of Virginia tobacco cultivar K326

    CHEVAL C.; BATTEY J.; SIERRO N.; DULIZE R.; BORNAND D.; SIMICEVIC J.; TITZ B.; GUY P.A.; LASZLO C.; HAIDUC A.; DOSSIN E.; BOVET L.; IVANOV N.; GOEPFERT S.
    Philip Morris International R&D, Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Plant senescence is the process of aging. It is influenced primarily by genetics and developmental processes as well as environmental cues. However, because of their significant complexity, the molecular networks by which genetics and the environment...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 49

    Consequences of molecular genetic alteration of leaf nitrate levels on TSNAs, alkaloids, flowering time, and biomass in Burley tobaccos

    DEWEY R.E.(1); BOVET L.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); CAMPANONI P.(2); LEWIS R.S.(1)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland
    We have previously demonstrated that tobacco-specific nitrosamine (TSNA) levels in Burley tobaccos can be substantially lowered using two distinct molecular genetic techniques designed to impede the plant’s ability to store high levels of free...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 37

    Metabolic and transcriptomic shifts during tobacco leaf post-harvest senescence

    BOVET L.; HILFIKER A.; BATTEY J.; SIERRO N.; GOEPFERT S.
    PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tobacco is harvested after plant flowering, when the leaf senescence is more or less visible depending on cultivars. Before the drying phase, current practices allow the senescence to proceed until the detached leaf becomes yellow. This yellowing...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP Sustainability Forum

    Agro-Phyto Sustainability Forum

    WILDE L.(1); PRIBIC V.(2); EVANS W.(3); ROYO E.(4); BARGIACCHI E.(5); COLARD S.(6)
    (1) twentyfifty Ltd, Frome, U.K.; (2) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Durban, South Africa; (4) Philip Morris International, Cape Town, South Africa; (5) Consortium INSTM, Firenze, Italy; (6) CORESTA, Paris, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. Like other sectors, the tobacco and alternative product sectors are likely to impact most of the...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, APW 02

    The tobacco genome sequence

    SIERRO N.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; BAKAHER N.; BOVET L.; WILLIG A.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A., PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Nicotiana tabacum (common tobacco) is a major crop species and a model organism, for which only very fragmented genomic sequences have been available until recently. The three most commonly used tobacco types are flue-cured (or Virginia), Burley and...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, IG 02 ; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, IG 02

    Update on the progress of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

    MARTELLINI B.
    ULTOCO Services S.A., Geneva, Switzerland
    The last Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) met in October 2014, and made decisions on taxation, product content and disclosure, electronic nicotine and non-nicotine delivery systems (ENDS/ENNDS), alternative...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, AP 09

    ECLT Foundation’s work and a current focus on promoting decent youth employment in tobacco agriculture in Malawi

    VELAZQUEZ S.C.; HURST P.; MUGWAGWA I.; McCOY N.
    Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland
    In agricultural supply chains, if smallholder/family farmers can be supported in making basic improvements in safety and health standards, then much of what is currently regarded as “hazardous child labour”[1] could be reclassified as “decent youth...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 01

    Tobacco germplasm screening for genetic variability, alkaloid accumulation and their relationships

    ROBERT V.J.M.; WERNSMAN E.A.; ROSSI L.; KALENGAMALIRO N.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Nicotine is the predominant alkaloid in commercially grown tobacco ( Nicotiana tabacum L.) and accounts for greater than 90% of the total alkaloid fraction. Nicotine conversion results in formation of nornicotine, which is the amine precursor of...