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Natural and Engineered Resistance to Plant Viruses, Vol 75. Advances in Virus Research

  • ID: 1768572
  • Book
  • December 2009
  • 244 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Viruses are a huge threat to agriculture. In the past, viruses used to be controlled using conventional methods, such as crop rotation and destruction of the infected plants, but now there are more novel ways to control them. This volume focuses on natural and engineered virus resistance, the two major strategies used for crop protection.

* Contributions from leading authorities * Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

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1. Mechanisms of recognition in dominant R gene mediated resistance
Peter Moffett

2. RNA silencing, an antiviral mechanism
Tibor Csorba, Vitantonio Pantaleo & József Burgyán

3. Local Lesions and Induced Resistance
G. Loebenstein

4. Recessive resistance to plant viruses
V. Truniger and M.A. Aranda

5. Towards a quarter century of pathogen-derived resistance and practical approaches to plant virus disease control
John Gottula and Marc Fuchs

6. Genetically Engineered Virus-Resistant Plants In Developing Countries: Current Status And Future Prospects
D.V.R.  Reddy, Mysore R. Sudarshana, Marc Fuchs, N. Chandrasekhara Rao and George Thottappilly
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Loebenstein, Gad.
Carr, John.

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