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Applied Plant Virology

  • ID: 4844360
  • Book
  • 450 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Applied Plant Virology: Advances, Detection, and Antiviral Strategies provides an overview of recent developments and applications in the field of plant virology. The book begins with an introduction to important advances in plant virology. It goes on to cover topics such as: techniques for assay detection and the diagnosis of plant viruses; the purification, isolation and characterization of plant viruses; the architecture of plant viruses; the replication of plant viruses; the physiology of virus-infected hosts; vectors of plant viruses; and the nomenclature and classification of plants. The book also discusses defense strategies by utilizing antiviral agents and management strategies of virus and viroid diseases. With contributions from an international collection of experts , Applied Plant Virology is a practical resource for plant virologists, plant pathologists, horticulturalists, agronomists, biotechnologists, academics, and researchers interested in up-to-date technologies and information that advance the field of plant virology.
  • Covers the detection, control and management of plant viruses
  • Discusses antiviral strategies, along with mechanisms of systemic induced resistance to enhance the defense of plants against viruses
  • Provides contributory chapters from expert plant virologists from different parts of the world
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Preliminary draft; The editor has already received 15 chapters and 10 more are also expected within 2 months. However in light of reviewers' feedback to increase the diversity of contributors, he is in the process of inviting additional contributors which extends the MS due date to June 30, 2019.
A. Important landmarks in the history of virology
1. Major Advances in the History Of Plant Virology
B. Techniques for assay detection and diagnosis of plant viruses
2. Recent Advances in Plant Virus Diagnostics in horticulture crops
3. Covers various techniques for assay, detection and diagnosis of plant viruses
C. Purification, isolation and characterization of plant viruses
4. Plant virus detection methods
D. Architecture of Important viruses
5. Architecture of Important Plant Viruses: The Role of Capsid Protein
Its Assembly and Architecture
E. Physiology of virus infected hosts
6. Physiology of Virus Infected Plants
F. Vectors of plant viruses
7. Mite Vectors Involving in Transmission of Plant Viruses and insect vectors of viruses
8. Different Nematodes and Plasmodiophorids as Vectors of Plant Viruses
9. Insect Vectors of Plant Viruses
10. Vector-borne disease under climate change and variability
11. Vectors of plant viruses.
12. Bemisia tabaci G as vector of plant viruses
13. Molecular interactions that underlay begomovirus-whitefly interactions
G. Viral diseases of crops
14. Inter- and intraspecific interactions among plant viruses in mixed infections
15. Begomovirus research in Oman: A critical appraisal and the way ahead
16. Papaya ringspot virus-Carica papaya pathosystem
17. Viral Diseases of Crops
18. Economically Important Ornamental Plants as an Alternative Host of Geminivirus Diseases: A Global Perspective
19. Grapevine or on citrus virus diseases (Closteroviruses, Vitiviruses)
20. Viral diseases of crops
21. Epidemiology and evolution of poytviruses infecting cucurbits
H. Antiviral Agents
22. Chapters to be determined
I. Mechanisms of systemic induced resistance
23. Mechanisms of systemic induced resistance
31. Induced Resistance
J. Management of viral diseases of crops
32. Integrated Management of Vectored Viral Diseases of Plants
33. Management of viral diseases of crops
34. Viruses of Orchids and Their Management Strategies
K. Management of viroid diseases of crops
36. Management of viroid diseases of crops

*In the process of inviting contributors to for a chapter(s) on basic molecular plant virology per reviewers' suggestion.
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Awasthi, L. P.
Prof. Lalji P. Awasthi is the former Head of the Department of Plant Pathology at Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology in Faizabad (U.P.) India. Dr. Awasthi has a PhD in Plant Virology from Lucknow University and is a distinguished scientist who has made contributions to the field of both plant pathology and plant virology. He has previously edited a book and written research articles on plant diseases. His area of specialization is virology and his professional experience includes more than 45 years of teaching microbiology, plant pathology, and virology. He has guided 77 M. Sc. (Ag.) and 35 PhD Students and was actively involved in planning and organizing activities for the university pertaining to teaching and research.
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