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  1. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 82

    Mitigation of cigarette beetle infestation at tobacco receiving stations

    MOORE J.M.; TURPIN F.S.; PHILLIPS T.W.; TOEWS M.D.
    Department of Crop Sciences, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA 31794, USA
    Cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae), is a cosmopolitan pest of dried plant products including cured tobacco, nuts, herbs, spices, and processed grain products. Developing larvae burrow into foodstuffs and contaminate it...
  2. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 84

    Evaluation of Coragen as a transplant water treatment for control of tobacco splitworm in flue-cured tobacco

    VARNEDORE T.; JONES D.C.; MOORE J.M.
    Department of Crop Sciences, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, University of Georgia, 2360 Rainwater Rd., Tifton, GA 31794, USA
    Splitworm infestation soon after transplanting in untreated plots of a planned foliar insect control on-farm demonstration on the Wooten farm in Jeff Davis County, Georgia in 2012 was greater than normal for this early stage of growth. Plants in...
  3. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 88

    Evaluation of efficacy and application methods of QGU42 (Zorvec™, oxathiapiprolin) for management of black shank on tobacco

    JI P.; CSINOS A.S.; HICKMAN L.L.; HARGETT U.
    Department of Plant Pathology, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA 31794, USA
    Black shank caused by Phytophthora nicotianae is responsible for serious yield and quality reduction in tobacco production. Application of effective fungicides continues to be a significant component in developing integrated disease management...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 20

    Comparison of transcriptomes and gene expression profiles of two chilling- and drought-tolerant and intolerant Nicotiana tabacum varieties under low temperature and drought stress

    HAO D.H.(1); MA W.G.(2); SHENG Y.L.(1); ZHANG J.B.(1); JIN Y.F.(1); YANG H.Q.(1); LI Z.G.(1); WANG S.S.(1); GONG M.(1)
    (1) Yunnan Normal University, School of Life Sciences, Kunming, P.R. China; (2) Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Kunming, P.R. China
    Tobacco plants often encounter chilling and water scarcity conditions when grown in spring and early summer, leading to retarded growth and developmental abnormalities. The purpose of this study was to investigate comprehensive molecular mechanisms...