TOBACCO RESEARCH

                             

VOL.27, NO.2, DECEMBER 2001

 

Heterosis for yield components in bidi tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) over diverse cytoplasms

H.R. KHER, H.C. PATHAK AND A.D. PATEL 98                              

 

Influence of soil water regimes on yield, quality and  some biochemical  parameters of flue-cured tobacco

P.R.S. REDDY, K. NAGESWARA RAO AND CH. V. RATNAVATHI   103                                              

 

Forms of zinc in tobacco soils of KLS    region 

Y.V. SHETTY, N. VASUKI AND H.V. RUDRAMURTHY   109    

                                                        

Interaction of brown spot disease and root-knot nematodes in FCV tobacco

K. KARUNAKARAMURTHY, S. RAMAKRISHNAN AND M.M. SHENOI     116

 

Response of flue cured virginia tobacco genotypes to moisture stress

M. Anuradha, K. Nageswara rao and D. Prabhakarababu 121

 

Response of flue-cured tobacco productivity to alleys under rainfed conditions in vertisols of Andhra Pradesh

P. Harishu Kumar and G. Raghupathi Rao  126   

 

Performance of advanced breeding lines of chewing tobacco for quality traits

S. AMARNATH 130

 

Combining ability studies for yield and yield components in bidi tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) over diverse cytoplasms

H.R. KHER, H.C. PATHAK, M.G. MAKWANA AND J.N. PATEL    134

 

Influence of epidermal growths on resistance to insect pests in tobacco

R. LAKSHMINARAYANA, T.G.K. MURTHY, R.V.S. RAO AND U. SREEDHAR  140

 

Life table studies of cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne Fab.  on FCV, burley and cigar wrapper tobaccos

J.L. BHARATHI, U. SREEDHAR, B. KISHORE AND J.V. PRASAD  147

 

Effect of cured leaf extract of bidi tobacco variety Gujarat Tobacco 5 on juveniles of root-knot nematodes

D.N.P. SHARMA AND H.R. PATEL  157

 

Monitoring of cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne Fabricius (Coleoptera : Anobiidae) in tobacco godowns by using pheromone traps

CH.V. NARASIMHA RAO, B. NARASIMHA RAO AND T. RAMESH BABU  161

 

Critical analysis of training needs of tobacco farmers in NLS zone of Andhra Pradesh

Y. SUBBAIAH, M. SANNIBABU AND S.K. NAIDU  166

 

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Phosphorus requirement of flue cured tobacco grown in northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh

J.A.V. Prasad rao, P.R.S. Reddy, C. Chandrasekhararao,C. Anjaneyulu and Y. Ramabai  174

 

Evaluation of marigold as trap crop for management of  Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) in tobacco

B. SHIVAYOGESHWARA, B.L. VISWESWARA GOWDA,  S. SHANKAR AND N.M. PATIL 181

 

Effect of organic cake, lime and potassium on yield of natu  tobacco on farm experiments in West Godavari

K. SUBRAHMANYAM AND M. SEETHARAMAIAH  184

 

Assessment of avoidable yield loss due to frog-eye disease in bidi tobacco

B.N. PATEL, H.R. PATEL, P.M. PATEL, N.A. BHATT, K.D. PATEL,  J.G. PATEL AND S.T. PATEL  187

 

Economic viability of various alternative crops in burley tobacco  growing agency area of Andhra Pradesh

S.V. KRISHNAREDDY, M.U. RAO, R. SUBBA RAO, S.V.V. SATYANARAYANA AND S. KASTURI KRISHNA  190

 

Growth and development of tobacco caterpillar, Spodoptera litura Fab. on newly acquired tobacco germplasm

P. Venkateswarlu, U. Sreedhar, S. Sitaramaiah, B. Ramesh Babu and R.V.S. RAO   193

 

Resistant sources in tobacco germplasm against different diseases

K. NAGARAJAN AND C.V.K. REDDY 197