TOBACCO RESEARCH

 

VOL.23, NO.1&2, JUNE & DECEMBER 1997

 

 

Effect of split and foliar application of potassium on yield and quality of flue cured tobacco.

K.V. JANARDHAN, S.P. NATARAJU AND M.V.N. SETTY 1

 

Prospects of a preceding crop to natu tobacco in rainfed vertisols.

D.A. SARMA  6  

 

Determination of alkaloids, nitrate, nitrite, moisture and pH in tobacco varieties from different parts of India.

S.S. PAKHALE, S.L. DOLAS AND G.B. MARU  11  

 

Effect of nematicides, soil solarization, rabbing and green manuring on some physical and chemical properties of soil in nematode infested bidi tobacco nursery.

B.K. PATEL AND H.R. PATEL  19

 

Leaching losses of nitrogen in northern light soils of  Andhra Pradesh. II. Influence of different amounts and sources of nitrogen.

C. CHANDRASEKHARA RAO AND P.R.S. REDDY 27

 

Diallel analysis for combining ability over environments in chewing tobacco.

S. AMARNATH AND N.S. MURTHY 36

 

Studies on N utilization by flue-cured tobacco using 15N tracer.

GUO PEIGUO, CHENG JIANJUN AND ZHENG YANLING  41

 

Response of FCV tobacco varieties to dates of planting and levels of topping.

V. SURYANARAYANA REDDY, A.S. KUMARASWAMY, M.V.N. SETTY, K.V. JANARDHAN AND D. NANJE GOWDA  46

 

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Performance of advanced breeding lines of chewing tobacco.

S. AMARNATH AND K.D. SINGH 51

 

Quality improvement in smoke cured chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.).

D. BALASUBRAMAIAN AND M. BALASUBRAMANIAM 55

 

Smoke curing of chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.)

D. BALASUBRAMAIAN AND M. BALASUBRAMANIAM  59

 

Major curing parameter: Its effect on smoke quality of cured chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.)

D. BALASUBRAMAIAN AND M. BALASUBRAMANIAM  62

 

Feasibility of curing bidi tobacco in solar dryer

MOHD. AMANULLAH AND B.N. BHAT  65

 

Nature and magnitude of heterosis in intra-type crosses of chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.)

S. AMARNATH AND N.S. MURTHY  68

 

Economic advantage of split application of urea and calcium ammonium nitrate for bidi tobacco.

P.N. UPADHYAY, B.K. PATEL, R.P. KACHA, C.H. PATEL AND S.B. PATEL  74