Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. In 2004, the Institute for Scientific Information released figures showing that the series has an Impact Factor of 2.576, with a half-life of 7.1 years, placing it 11th in the highly competitive category of Virology.

Key Features

* Edited by an experienced plant pathologist who has over 50 years experience in plant virus epidemiology * Covers topics such as Evolutionary epidemiology of plant virus disease, The control of tropical plant virus diseases, and Control of plant virus diseases * A valuable resource for students and researchers alike


Virologists, medical technologists, medical researchers and plant scientists

Table of Contents

Wild Plants and Viruses: Under-Investigated Ecosystems Genetic Diversity of Plant Virus Populations: Towards Hypothesis Testing in Molecular Epidemiology Plant Virus Epidemiology: The Concept of Host Genetic Vulnerability The History and Current Distribution of Begomoviruses in Latin America Evolutionary Epidemiology of Plant Virus Disease Control of Plant Virus Diseases The Control of Tropical Plant Virus Diseases Begomovirus Evolution and Disease Management Transgenic Papaya: Development, Release, Impact and Challenges Cassava Mosaic Virus Disease in East and Central Africa: Epidemiology and Management of a Regional Pandemic Host-plant Viral Infection Effects on Arthropod-vector Population Growth, Development and Behaviour: Management and Epidemiological Implications The Migration of Insect Vectors of Plant and Animal Viruses


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About the serial-volume-editor

John Thresh

Affiliations and Expertise

Natural Resource Institute, Chatham Maritime, U.K.