Titel, Autor(en) und Abstracts als XML Beiträge zur Tabakforschung International/Contributions to Tobacco Research publishes original contributions and review articles relating to the various aspects of tobacco science, including physical and chemical analysis of tobacco and tobacco smoke; pertinent matters to the manufacture of tobacco products; research into tobacco plants including biotechnology, plant treatment substances, protecting agents, leaf tobacco; statistical data processing; and human smoking behaviour including biomonitoring. In addition, congress reports, book reviews, seminars in tobacco science (basic knowledge in tobacco science), invited commentaries as well as reviews and mini-reviews on issues of current interest in tobacco research appear at irregular intervals. The readers may express their opinion on articles published in the journal in the section "Letter to the Editor". The Journal appears in a two years volume with at least three issues per year. The readership includes scientists in all aspects of tobacco science, agricultural institutions, analysis laboratories, university institutes and various research divisions of the chemical and the tobacco industry.