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  1. 49th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2020, abstr. 75

    Tobacco production programming in the Suwannee River Valley of North Florida

    VANN C.D.(1); WYNN K.(1); BROUGHTON D.(1); MOORE J.M.(2); VANN M.C.(3)
    (1) University of Florida, FL USA; (2) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA USA; (3) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
    Since the 1920s, the Suwannee River Valley of North Florida has been known for producing premium quality tobacco. Over the years a Tobacco Extension Program has evolved which assists local producers with current production practices, governmental...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 26

    Determination of chlorinated dioxins/furans in mainstream cigarette smoke using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

    GUTHERY W.
    Filtrona Technology Centre, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, U.K.
    Chlorinated dioxins and furans have been cited by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHC) in tobacco smoke. It is the only constituent on the FDA list which is not a specific...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 03

    Lowering TSNAs through nitrite reductase activity

    DAVENPORT S.E.; FORSYTH K.; TULLY L.; LISTER R.; LE LAY P.; MAUNDERS M.; SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are compounds in tobacco that have been shown to be carcinogenic. TSNAs are formed by the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids with the main nitrosating agent believed to be nitrite. High levels of nitrate...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 27

    Tobacco Biotechnology: a tool for business solutions

    SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.; EDWARDS K.; JONES L.; DAVENPORT S.E.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Over the past 20 years, genetic modification and molecular breeding has been successfully used in many different crops to provide agronomic advantages (i.e., herbicide resistance, insect tolerance). However there are many other areas where it can be...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, ST 20

    An ion chromatographic method for the quantitative determination of hydrogen cyanide in cigarette smoke using pulsed amperometric detection

    TAYLOR M.J.; GUTHERY W.
    Filtrona Technology Centre, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, UK
    The analysis of hydrogen cyanide in cigarette smoke has been carried out for many years. The toxicity of hydrogen cyanide has long been recognised and it is included in the majority of lists of harmful smoke compounds. The most commonly used method...