tobacco plant


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In a study examining pests of tobacco plants and opportunistic insects that eat the pests, researchers show that sticky glandular trichomes on tobacco leaves trap insects that aren't adapted to interacting with perilous plant surfaces.
In results published in Science on Thursday, they confirmed they had been successful in making tobacco plants 40 percent bigger thanks to a ''genetic hack'' or ''shortcut.''
When nicotine is extracted from the tobacco plant, there are some impurities that remain in it.
The smell of lemongrass, tobacco plant, scent leaf, or Datura stromonium, when planted around the building repels snakes.
According to the manager of the Prilep tobacco plant, this year a priority is the modernization of the production of cigarettes and the completion of the tobacco purchase.
When all was said and done, we planted around 50 tobacco plants. Once planted in the ground, they began to grow fast.
ZMapp is made using tobacco plants, which can be induced to grow the antibodies in the drug.
22nd Century develops proprietary technology that enables the level of nicotine and other nicotinic alkaloids in the tobacco plant to be decreased or increased and the levels of cannabinoids reduced or raised in addition to the cannabinoid profile being tailored.
US plane maker Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant, as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in Africa's most advanced economy.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Aug 6, 2014 - Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in Africa's most advanced economy.
Overexpression of the chimeric native T-phylloplaninGFP gene in transgenic tobacco plants resulted in dramatically decreased lesion formation and spore count, as well as a reduction in the size of the infected area, in transgenic KY14 tobacco plant lines generated with both the tobacco-optimized and bentgrass-optimized genes, in comparison to the KY14 control.
The company added that both genes are responsible for nicotine production in the tobacco plant.
Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers overcome some of the problems they face reports B92.
Despite of having toxic components as tobacco plant, animal waste, unknown components and spices which give a pleasing taste to its users.
Anatabine is an alkaloid that is found in a variety of plants in the Solinaceae family, including the tobacco plant as well as in eggplant, green peppers and green tomatoes.