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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 123, P09

    Management of tobacco ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger blanch with insecticidal baits, neem and insecticides on tobacco in India

    SITARAMAIAH S.; RAMAPRASAD G.; SREEDHAR U.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    The ground beetle, Mesomorphus villiger (Tenebrionidae: Coleoptera) is one of the important pests of transplanted tobacco crop in Andhra Pradesh (A.P.), India, causing losses to an extent of 40% under drought conditions. Investigations on the efficacy of ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 142, PPOST01

    Performance of new varieties of FCV tobacco in Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka light soils

    NAGARAJAN K.; SUBRAMANYA K.N.; SWAMY A.V.S.R.; PRASANNASIMHA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Among the different zones where FCV tobacco is grown in India, Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh, where the crop is grown in light sandy soils under irrigation and Karnataka light soils, where the crop is grown under monsoon conditions, are important ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 84, APOST11

    Alternative covers for plant production in outdoor float beds

    NAGARAJAN K.; PRASSAD RAO J.A.V.; PRASANNASIMLA RAO G.S.B.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Techniques for the successful production of tobacco transplants by direct seeding in outdoor float beds have been developed at the University of Tennessee. Germination rates of 90-94 % and plant usability rates of 78-90% have been obtained over a four ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP23

    Response of some exotic varieties of flue-cured tobacco to different production practices in light soils of Andhra Pradesh (India)

    UMAMAHESWARA RAO M.; SANNIBABU M.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Field experiments were conducted to study the influence of time of planting and response to organic manures, inorganic nitrogen and topping levels on yield and quality of F.C.V. tobacco grown on light sandy loam soils under irrigated conditions. Results ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP24

    Agrotechniques for improving productivity and quality of Burley tobacco in India for global offer

    UMAMAHESWARA RAO M.; SUBBARAO R.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Field experiments were conducted on Burley Tobacco grown as a monsoon crop on sandy loam soils of agency area of East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh (India). The leaf of Burley crop produced in this zone is of a distinctly superior quality having a ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP55

    Integrated nematode control on tobacco in South Africa: present status

    BOTHA-GREEFF M.S.; VAN BILJON E.R.; DIPPENAAR M.C.; VORSTER T.B.
    Tobacco and Cotton Research Institute, Rustenburg, South Africa
    A strategy for nematode research with the objective of eventual integrated control of nematodes on tobacco has been implemented at TCRI. Long- and short-term research objectives for laboratory, greenhouse and field research have been identified and are ...