Virus-Insect-Plant Interactions

  • ID: 1765580
  • Book
  • 376 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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In Virus-Insect-Plant Interactions, the world's leading scientists discuss the latest breakthroughs in understanding the biological and ecological factors that define these complex transmission systems and how this knowledge might be used to our advantage in producing innovative, user and environmentally friendly approaches to controlling the spread of plant pathogens by insects. This is an invaluable reference work for researchers, teachers, and students. There are many quick-reference figures and tables, the contents pages include individual chapter abstracts, and each chapter ends with its own bibliography.
  • Presents the most significant research breakthroughs of the past two decades
  • Contains eighteen chapters by forty-two world-renowned researchers
  • Invaluable reference work for researchers, teachers and students
  • Each chapter ends with its own bibliography
  • Contents pages of forematter include individual chapter abstracts
  • Contains many quick-reference figures and tables
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Part I: Virus Localization in Plants and Vectors 1. Tomato Yellow Leaf Curi Virus: A Disease Sexually Transmitted by Whiteflies 2. Possible Etiology of Eriophyid Mite-Borne Pathogens Associated with Double Membrane-Bound Particles 3. An Anatomical Perspective of Tospovirus Transmission

Part II: Elucidation of Transmission Mechanisms 4. Analysis of Circulative Transmission by Electrical Penetration Graphs 5. Analysis of Noncirculative Transmission by Electrical Penetration Graphs 6. Ingestion-Egestion Theory of Cuticula-Bome Virus Transmission 7. Mechanism of Virus Transmission by Leaf-Feeding Beetles

Part III: Molecular Aspects of Virus-Vector Interaction 8. Caulimoviruses 9. Cucumoviruses 10. Potyviruses 11. Viral Determinants Involved in Luteovirus-Aphid Interactions 12. Approaches to Genetic Engineering of Potato for Resistance to Potato Leafroll Virus

Part IV: Ecology, Epidemiology, and Control 13. Bemisia: Pest Status, Economics, Biology, and Population Dynamics 14. Whitefly-Bome Viruses in Continental Europe 15. Transmission Properties of Whitefly-Bome Criniviruses and their Impact on Virus Epidemiology 16. Classical Biological Control of Bemisia and Successful Integration of Management Strategies in the United States 17. Interference with Ultraviolet Vision of Insects to Impede Insect Pests and Insect-Borne Plant Viruses 18. Bionomics of Micrutalis malleifera Fowler and Its Transmission of Pseudo-Curly Top Virus

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Harris, Kerry F.
Smith, Oney P.
Duffus, James E.
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