TOBACCO RESEARCH

 

VOL. 20, NO.1, JUNE 1994

 

 

Effect of dolomite on the yield and quality of FCV tobacco grown in alfisols of Andhra Pradesh 

J.A.V. PRASAD RAO, G.S.R. MURTHY AND Y. RAMABAI  1

 

Pharmacokinetics of nicotine in tobacco chewers

S.V. GOKHALE AND S.V. BHIDE  

 

Direct somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf discs of Nicotiana tabacum L.

S. LAKSHMISUBRAMANIAN, T. SRIGANESAN AND P.M. MURALI  11 

 

Screening flue-cured tobacco genotypes for tolerance to drought using line-source technique

K.V. JANARDHAN, S.P. NATARAJU, B.R. GURUMURTHY AND M.V.N. SETTY  16 

 

Genetic improvement in chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) for North Bihar

S. AMARNATH AND K.D. SINGH  21 

 

Delineation of flue-cured tobacco area in Karnataka by agro-ecological situations

D.S. LOKAMANYA, T. SHESHADRI, A.S. KUMARASWAMY, M.V.N. SETTY AND M.A. SINGLACHAR  26 

 

Mean crop duration - a new index for measuring earliness in crops with multiple harvests 

A.S. KUMARASWAMY, K.V. JANARDHAN AND T.H. GOWDA  32 

 

Bio-environmental control of Heliothis armigera in FCV tobacco

R.S.N. RAO, U. SREEDHAR, S.G. RAO AND J.V.R. SATYAVANI  36 

 

Efficacy of certain suckericides for sucker control in bidi tobacco

B.N. BHAT, B.A. YANDAGOUDAR, A.R. HUNDEKAR AND SATYANARAYANA RAO  40 

 

Combining ability studies for yield, yield components and total alkaloids in flue-cured tobacco

A.S. KRISHNAMURTHY, K.S.N. MURTHY, A. HANUMANTHA RAO AND N.S. MURTHY  43 

 

Estimation of avoidable yield loss in FCV tobacco due to insect pests

S. SITARAMAIAH, G. RAMAPRASAD, N.S. MURTHY, M.S. CHARI AND S. NAGESWARA RAO  47 

 

Nitrogen requirement of FCV tobacco in northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh

M.S. CHARI, J.A.V. PRASAD RAO, P.R.S. REDDY, C. CHANDRASEKHARARAO AND K.S.N. MURTHY  53 

 

Effect of topping stages on yield and its attributes of bidi tobacco

D.N. SHAH, B.K. PATEL AND J.C. CHAVDA  58 

 

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Evaluation of improved lines and varieties of chewing tobacco in western zone of Tamil Nadu

P. SUBBIAN, V.S. SHANMUGASUNDARAM AND K. PALANICHAMY  61

 

Role of root-knot nematode in the development of TMV infection on bidi tobacco

K.A. PATEL AND B.N. PATEL 63

 

Effect of slow release nitrogen fertilizer on bidi tobacco yield

SATYANARAYANA RAO, B.N. BHAT AND A.R. HUNDEKAR 65

 

Broomrape control in bidi tobacco by soil solarization  

S.S. METI AND M.M. HOSMANI  67

 

Nitrogen and potassium balance in flue-cured tobacco leaf in irrigated alfisols

V. KRISHNAMURTHY AND B.V. RAMAKRISHNAYYA   71