50th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2022, abstr. 25
Effect of fungicide programs and lower leaf removal on wrapper leaf production in Connecticut broadleaf cigar wrapper tobacco
PERKINS C.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); RODGERS C.(1); KEENEY A.B.(1); WITHCER V.(1); RICHMOND M.D.(2); ELLIS R.(2)
(1) University of Kentucky, Research & Education Center, Princeton, KY, USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Highland Rim Research & Education Center, Springfield, TN, USA
Late-season frogeye leaf spot infection that results in ‘greenspot’ in cured leaf has been the greatest problem in producing Connecticut Broadleaf cigar wrapper tobacco in Kentucky. Field trials were established in Princeton, KY and Springfield, TN...