1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 23

    Evaluation of contact and local-systemic sucker control products on flue-cured tobacco in Canada

    RICHMOND M.D.; SHEARER A.D.; ELLENBERGER E.; SAUDE C.; MISHRA S.; AMANKWA G.A.
    Canadian Tobacco Research Foundation, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
    In Canada, control of axillary buds (suckers) for flue-cured tobacco is currently achieved through the use of long chain fatty alcohols, more specifically n-decanol (C10). Fatty alcohols are contact-type suckercides that must be applied in a way that ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 24

    Effects of early removal of lower leaf on ripening patterns, yield and quality in tobacco

    DUVENAGE I.(1); BARKER K.(2); COOKE K.(3)
    (1) Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco GmbH, Harare, Zimbabwe; (2) Curverid Tobacco (Pvt) Ltd, Harare, Zimbabwe; (3) Tobacco Grower, Beatrice Farming Area, Zimbabwe
    With the global over-supply of filler styles tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.), especially leaf from lower plant positions, growers are seeking methods to increase economic returns. One such approach that Zimbabwe growers’ practice is the early removal of ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 25

    Lower leaf removal and nitrogen application programs for flue-cured tobacco production

    VANN M.C.(1); FINCH C.E.(1); FISHER L.R.(1); WELLS R.(1); BROWN A.B.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Agricultural & Economic Resources, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    With a current global over-supply of flue-cured tobacco, tobacco producers in North Carolina have been encouraged to remove the lowermost leaves prior to harvest due to their low value in manufactured products. The objective of this research was to ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 26

    Cured leaf residues following applications of fluopicolide, indoxacarb, and oxathiapiprolin to flue-cured tobacco

    VANN M.C.; INMAN M.D.; WHITLEY D.S.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Pesticide residues found on cured tobacco remain a large concern to the allied tobacco industry. To better quantify cured leaf residues, three active ingredients (fluopicolide, indoxacarb, and oxathiapiprolin) were applied to flue-cured tobacco grown in ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 27

    A low cost, efficient, multi-fuel heat exchange system availed to Zimbabwean small holder growers

    MUNANGA W.; DIMBI S.; MUZAVAZI S.; MAVUKA R.
    Tobacco Research Board, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe currently has some 165,000 registered tobacco growers, 85 % of which are small holders who utilise less than two hectares of land for growing the crop. This group of growers relies mostly on indigenous fuel-wood for curing their crop, a practise ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 29

    Construction of green flue-cured tobacco strips aging technology based on four-stage controlled atmosphere method

    HE Wei(1); MU Wenjun(2); FAN Jianqiang(1); BAO Kexiang(1); CHEN Yiqiang(1); LIN Jian(1); QI Lingfeng(1); ZHANG Ruiqiang(1); ZHANG Zengji(1); GUO Jianhua(2); SONG Jizhen(2); WANG Chunlu(3); FAN Tiantian(3)
    (1) Fujian Tobacco Industry Co., Ltd., Xiamen, P.R. China; (2) Key Laboratory of Eco-environment and Leaf Tobacco Quality, Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (3) Beijing Yingfeng Litai Technology & Trade Co., Ltd., Beijing, P.R. China
    Aging of flue-cured tobacco strips plays an important role in improving the quality and use value of tobacco. Natural aging is the most widely used storage method at present, but there are still some problems, such as shorter suitable aging duration, easy ...