TOBACCO RESEARCH

 

Vol.30, No.1, JUNE 2004

 

INVITED ARTICLE

 

Evaluation method for paper material in wrapping cigarettes ... 1 ... 16

A. SHIRAI, M. MIYAUCHI AND Y. NAKANISHI

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

 

Influence of different proportions of urea, ammonium sulphate and castor cake on yield and physical quality characteristics of chewing tobacco grown in Bihar ... 11

K. DEO SINGH, A.K. PANDEY AND J.A.V. PRASAD RAO

 

Eco-friendly approach against damping-off disease of tobacco in nursery ... 16

H. NARAYANASWAMY, H. RAVINDRA, M.K. BASAVARAJA, T. SHESHADRI, S.Y. CHANDRA SHEKAR AND S. PRADEEP

 

Response of advanced breeding lines of chewing tobacco to  varying fertility levels under rainfed and irrigated conditions ... 22

S. AMARNATH, K.D. SINGH AND A.K. PANDEY

 

Studies on Fusarium wilt in FCV tobacco crop of  Karnataka light soils  ... 27

M.M. SHENOI, S.S. SREENIVAS AND K.N. SUBRAHMANYA

 

Some new interspecific hybrids in the genus Nicotiana -characterization and utilization   ... 33

T.G.K. MURTHY AND I.V. SUBBARAO

 

Comparative life table studies of Spodoptera litura and S. exigua on FCV tobacco seedlings under Southern light soil conditions  ... 42

J.V. PRASAD

 

Tobacco germplasm information system   ... 48

H. RAVI SANKAR, K. SARALA, T.G.K. MURTHY, R.V.S. RAO AND N. SRINIVAS RAO

 

Maturity and its relation to leaf yield and chemical composition in FCV tobacco   ... 52

K. NAGESWARA RAO, D.P. BABU AND D. RAMACHANDRAM

 

Management of the tobacco leaf eating caterpillar Spodoptera litura F. in cigarette natu tobacco   ... 61

G.M.V. PRASADA RAO, S. SARALAMMA AND K. SUDHAKAR

 

Effective management of root knot disease of bidi tobacco ... 65

A.R. HUNDEKAR AND B.N. BHAT

 

Bio-efficacy of methofenozide, a novel moult accelerating compound against tobacco caterpillar, Spodoptera litura F. in tobacco nurseries ... 72

U. SREEDHAR, G. RAMAPRASADAND S. SITARAMAIAH

 

Effect of sources and levels of nitrogen on bidi tobacco yield, quality and soil properties ... 78

S.B. PATEL, B.K. PATEL, T.P. KOTECHA AND L.M. GHELANI

 

Evaluation of soil fertility and bidi tobacco quality of middle Gujarat region .. 83

L.M. GHELANI, T.P. KOTECHA, B.K. PATEL AND S.B. PATEL

 

Study on irrigated FCV tobacco based cropping systems in Northern light soils of Andhra Pradesh ... 90

S. KASTURI KRISHNA AND S.V. KRISHNA REDDY

 

Effect of graded levels of nitrogen through sunnhemp  green manuring on growth, yield and quality of oriental tobacco ... 95

R. BALAJI NAIK, D. SRINIVASULU REDDY,P. MAHESWARA REDDY AND C. ANJANEYULU

 

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

 

Tilt 25% EC, a triazole for the management of anthracnose in FCV tobacco nurseries ... 99

S.S. SREENIVAS AND M.M SHENOI

 

Micronutrient status of FCV tobacco grown in traditional black soils (Vertisols) of Andhra Pradesh ... 104

J.A.V. PRASAD RAO, K.S.N. MURTY AND S.S. PRASAD