TOBACCO RESEARCH

 

Vol. 34, No. 1&2, June & December 2008

 

Tobacco: An ideal plant for biological research .... 1

V. KRISHNAMURTHY, K. SARALA AND T.G.K. MURTHY

 

Toxicity of synthetic insecticides and botanicals to Cheilomenes sexmaculata, Fabricius (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera), a potential predator of tobacco aphid.. 5

C.S. PATIL AND S. LINGAPPA

 

Quantity intensity parameters of potassium in FCV tobacco growing soils of Karnataka .... 10

K.T. GURUMURTHY, T.S. VAGEESH AND H.M. CHIDANANDAPPA

 

Plant growth and leaf yield of tobacco as influenced by different chloride levels and schedules of irrigation .... 15

T.S. VAGEESH, T.C. CHANDRA AND N. VASUKI

 

Genetic base and diversity of Indian traditional black soil Virginia tobacco cultivars .... 21

K. SARALA, K. NAGARAJAN AND N.S. MURTHY

 

Management of tobacco budworm, Helicoverpa armigera with sequential application of conventional and bio-rational insecticides .... 29

U. SREEDHAR, S. SITARAMAIAH, G. RAMAPRASAD AND S. NAGESWARARAO

 

Irrigation scheduling based on IW/CPE ratio approach for better yield and quality of FCV tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) cv. Kanchan in irrigated alfisols of Andhra Pradesh .... 35

S.V. KRISHNA REDDY, S. KASTURI KRISHNA AND P.R.S. REDDY

 

Solanesol content in tobacco genetic resources .... 43

K. PHANI KIRAN, T.G.K. MURTHY, C.V. NARASIMHA RAO, KANWAL RAJ AND P.V. VENUGOPALARAO

 

Changes in solanesol content during flue-curing of tobacco .... 50

K. PHANI KIRAN, C.V. NARASIMHA RAO AND KANWAL RAJ

 

Line x tester analysis for yield and quality in FCV tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) .... 54

B. MANJUNATH AND S. RANGAIAH

 

Diversity studies for seed yield and oil content in chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) genotypes .... 61

NAGESH AND S. RANGAIAH

 

Effect of organic, chemical and integrated nutrient management systems on yield and quality of FCV tobacco .... 68

T.S. VAGEESH, I. BHUPENCHANDRA, S.P. NATARAJU AND Y.V. SHETTY

 

Intrinsic rate of increase of Spodoptera litura on selected germplasm lines of tobacco .... 75

J. LALITHA BHARATHI, U. SREEDHAR, B. KISHORE, J.V. PRASAD AND K. SIVA RAJU

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

 

Performance of new weedicide molecule in bidi tobacco nursery .... 82

P.S. MATIWADE, A.R. HUNDEKAR, B.N. BHAT AND SHAMARAO JAHAGIRDAR

 

Highly resistant reaction of bidi tobacco lines to root-knot nematodes .... 85

H.R. PATEL, B.N. PATEL, M.G. MAKWANA, H.R. KHER, A.D. PATEL AND G.C. JADEJA

 

Evaluation of tobacco genotypes for resistance to brown spot disease caused by Alternaria alternate .... 88

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

 

Influence of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp. on Fusarium wilt disease of tobacco .... 91

S. RAMAKRISHNAN, M. M. SHENOI AND S.S. SREENIVAS

 

Preliminary investigations on the performance of bidi tobacco hybrid (Nicotiana tabacum) GJH-108 for chewability in Tamil Nadu .... 93

M. KUMARESAN, P. HARISHU KUMAR, C. CHANDRA SEKARA RAO, A.V.S.R. SWAMY AND R. ATHINARAYANAN

 

Genetic variability and correlation studies for seed yield and oil content in chewing tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum ) genotypes .... 96

NAGESH AND S. RANGAIAH