Plant Virus Epidemiology

Plant Virus Epidemiology

1st Edition - October 10, 2006

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  • Editor: John Thresh
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080466378

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 560
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2006
  • Published: October 10, 2006
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080466378

About the Serial Volume Editor

John Thresh

Affiliations and Expertise

Natural Resource Institute, Chatham Maritime, U.K.

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