Plant Virology

Plant Virology

3rd Edition - March 7, 1991

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  • Author: R. Matthews
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138482

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Major developments have taken shape in the ten years since the publication of Plant Virology, Second Edition. This Third Edition of the leading comprehensive text and reference for the field contains more than sixty percent new material, including applications and results of gene manipulation techniques. As with the first and second editions, this volume covers all aspects of plant virology, from molecular to ecological. Plant Virology, Third Edition, is intended for graduate students, researchers, and teachers in plant virology, plant pathology, general virology, and microbiology, and scientists in related areas of molecular biology, biochemistry, plant physiology, and entomology.


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.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction:
    Methods for Assay Detection and Diagnosis.
    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.
    Relationships between Plant Viruses and Invertebrates.
    Economic Importance and Control.
    Nomenclature, Classification, Origins, and Evolution.

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  • No. of pages: 864
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1991
  • Published: March 7, 1991
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138482

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R. Matthews

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The University of Auckland, Private Bag, New Zealand

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