TOBACCO RESEARCH

 

VOL.29, NO.1, JUNE 2003

 

Evaluation of organic manures and nitrogen levels for yield and quality and root-knot nematode management in FCV tobacco in Karnataka


K. GIRIDHAR, C. CHANDRASEKHARA RAO AND S. RAMAKRISHNAN  ... 1

 


Sustainability of Rabi intercropping in chickpea, pigeonpea, soybean and greengram vis--vis FCV tobacco monocropping in vertisols of Andhra Pradesh


P. HARISHU KUMAR AND G. RAGHUPATHI RAO ... 8


 

Capsule maturity stage at harvest influencing seed viability and seedling vigour in FCV tobacco


K.N. SUBRAHMANYA AND C. MAHADEVA  ... 14


 

Effect of cured leaf extract of bidi tobacco cv. Gujarat tobacco 5 on egg hatching of root-knot nematodes


H.R. PATEL AND D.N.P. SHARMA ... 18


 

Influence of dates of planting on leaf curl and nematodes in bidi tobacco


B.N. PATEL, H.R. PATEL, P.M. PATEL, N.A. BHATT AND J.G. PATEL  ... 22


 

Effect of spacing and nitrogen levels on cured leaf yield and quality of bidi tobacco hybrid GTH 1 (Nicotiana tabacum) under middle Gujarat condition


J.R. PATEL, L.M. GHELANI, M.L. PATEL, R.P. KACHA AND G.J. MISTRY  ... 27


 

Effect of different organic manures on the growth attributes, yield, quality and economics of chewing tobacco in Tamil Nadu


M. KUMARESAN, C. CHANDRASEKHARA RAO AND R. ATHINARAYANAN  ... 31


 

Integrated barn for energy conservation in flue curing of virginia tobacco in Karnataka


K. GIRIDHAR, M.M. SHENOI AND K.N. SUBRAHMANYA ... 35


 

Moisture index and rainfall variability at CTRI research farm, Hunsur in Karnataka


M. MAHADEVASWAMY AND K. GIRIDHAR ... 40


 

Evaluation of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner formulations against budworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hb.) on flue cured virginia tobacco


U. SREEDHAR, R.S.N. RAO, S. SITARAMAIAH AND G. RAMAPRASAD ... 43


 

Effect of handling and dryage loss of FCV tobacco bales in auction floors


K. NAGESWARA RAO, K.N. SUBRAHMANYA, S. RAMAKRISHNAN, M.M. SHENOI, M. ANURADHA AND D.P. BABU ... 49


 

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Integrated management of damping-off and nematodes in bidi tobacco nursery


B.N. PATEL, H.R PATEL, P.M. PATEL AND N.A. BHATT  ... 54


 

Movement and persistence of applied copper fungicides in tobacco nurseries grown in light soils


C. CHANDRASEKHARA RAO, C.A. RAJU AND P.R.S. REDDY ... 58


 

Weed control studies in FCV tobacco nursery


K. GIRIDHAR AND M. MAHADEVASWAMY ... 61


 

Soil fertility, water quality and leaf chemistry of cigarette natu, bidi, oriental and H.D. burley tobaccos grown in Andhra Pradesh


V. KRISHNAMURTHY AND K. DEO SINGH  ... 64


 

Effect of different levels of phosphorus and potash on yield and quality of Motihari tobacco  grown on an Entisol of West Bengal


V. KRISHNAMURTHY, S.K. DHAR, I.J. CHANDRA AND B.V.V.S.N. MURTHY   ... 69


 

Effect of light intensity on plant growth and chemical composition of FCV tobacco


K. NAGESWARA RAO AND D. PRABHAKARA BABU ... 74