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Plant Virology

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Researchers, teachers, graduate and advanced undergraduate students in plant virology, plant pathology, entomology, microbiology, and related disciplines; plant physiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, biological control, evolution and ecology.


Published: March 1991

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-480553-8


  • "This is an excellent textbook for a graduate level course in plant virology... For virologists, plant pathologists, and other biologists whose teaching or research activities have some relation to the plant viruses, this should be a most useful reference work."

    "The text is highly readable and the form of the volume is outstanding. This book gives up-to-date information of nearly all aspects of plant virology and can be highly recommended for students and researchers."
    "The author is experienced in many of the areas which he covers, and writes clearly and critically about them all."
    "Highly recommended."


  • Introduction:Methods for Assay Detection and Diagnosis.Isolation.Components.Architecture.Replication I:Introduction to the Study of Virus Replication.Replication II:Viruses with SS Positive Sense RNA Genomes.Replication III:Other Virus Groups and Families.Viroids, Satellites, Viruses, and Satellite RNAs.Transmission, Movement, and Host Range.Disease Symptoms and Effects on Metabolism.Induction of Disease.Variability.Relationships between Plant Viruses and Invertebrates.Ecology.Economic Importance and Control.Nomenclature, Classification, Origins, and Evolution.Index.


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