Read e-book online Applied Plant Virology PDF

By David G. A. Walkey (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0412357402

ISBN-13: 9780412357404

ISBN-10: 9401130906

ISBN-13: 9789401130905

For the earlier 20 years i've got labored as an utilized plant virologist, trying to establish and keep watch over virus illnesses in box plants. over the past ten years it's been my privilege to give brief classes in plant virology to final-year scholars learning plant pathology, micro­ biology and normal botany. in the course of the interval i've been lecturing, it's been attainable to suggest a number of very good 'library' books for additional interpreting in plant virology, yet there was no ebook masking utilized plant virology pupil may perhaps give some thought to deciding to buy. With instructing standards in brain this ebook has been written to supply a concise advent to utilized plant virology in line with the stories i've got received engaged on virus ailments, either in an utilized laboratory and within the box. The textual content concentrates on introducing the reader to elements of plant virology that will be encountered on a daily basis by way of an utilized virologist attempting to establish viruses and increase keep watch over measures for virus ailments of crop crops. even though a short creation to virus constitution and its terminology is given within the establishing bankruptcy of the ebook, no try is made to hide intimately the extra basic features of virus constitution, biochemistry and replication. equally, the indications attributable to person viruses usually are not defined, even supposing many of the sorts of indicators that plant viruses reason and that can be encountered via a scholar or learn employee are described.

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D. and Goold, R. A. (1974). } Gen Viro124, 29-37. McKay, M. B. and Warner, M. F. (1933). Historical sketch of tulip mosaic or breaking. The oldest known plant virus disease. Natl Hortic Mag 3, 179-216. Morel, G. M. and Martin, C. (1952). Guerison de dahlias atteints d'une maladie a virus. C R Hebd Seances Acad Sci 235, 1324-5. Murant, A. F. and Mayo, M. A. (1982). Satellites of plant viruses. Ann Rev Phyto 20, 49-70. Murant, A. , Mayo, M. , Harrison, B. D. and Goold, R. A. (1973). } Gen Viro119, 275-8.

2 and have been described in more detail by Matthews (1979, 1982) and in the 'Handbook of Plant Virus lrifection' (Kurstak, 1981). 4). Unlike the animal virus groups, the plant virus groups are not normally referred to as families, but the two families, the rhabdoviridae and the reoviridae, include viruses that can infect plants, arthropods and vertebrates. Of the remaining 35 groups, 32 have been given ICTV approval, but the barley yellow mosaic virus, cocksfoot mild mosaic virus and satellite virus groups have yet to receive ICTV approval.

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