Plant Virology, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123848725
  • ISBN-13: 9780123848727
  • DDC: 632.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1118 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The seminal text Plant Virology is now in its fifth edition. It has been 10 years since the publication of the fourth edition, during which there has been an explosion of conceptual and factual advances. The fifth edition of Plant Virology updates and revises many details of the previous edition while retaining the important earlier results that constitute the field's conceptual foundation. Revamped art, along with fully updated references and increased focus on molecular biology, transgenic resistance, aphid transmission, and new, cutting-edge topics, bring the volume up to date and maintain its value as an essential reference for researchers and students in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface of the Fourth Edition.
About the Author.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Introduction.
2: Introduction.
3: Plant Viruses and Their Classification.
4: Architecture and Assembly of Virus Particles.
5: Symptoms and Host Range.
6: Agents Resembling or Altering Virus Diseases.
7: Virus-Plant-Vector; Molecular Mechanisms and Interactions.
8: Genome Composition, Organization, and Expression.
9: Replication of Plant Viruses.
10: Origins and Evolution of Plant Viruses.
11: Virus–Plant Interactions: RNA Silencing.
12: Movement of Viruses Within Plants.
13: Virus–Plant Interactions in Non-Permissive and Permissive Hosts.
14: Plant to Plant Movement.
15: Applied Aspects.
16: Assay, Detection, and Diagnosis of Plant Viruses.
17: Ecology, Epidemiology, and Control of Plant Viruses.
18: Plant Viruses and Technology.
19: Plant Virus Viromics.
20: Plant Virus Viromics: Involvement of Genomes of Three Organisms—Virus, Host, and Vector.
Appendix A: Profiles of Families and Genera of Plant Viruses.
Appendix B: Plant Virus Biological Properties.
Appendix C: Plant Virus Genomes.
Appendix D: List of Plant Virus Names in Alphabetical Order and Their Abbreviations that are Used in the Ninth ICTV Report.