Written for advanced undergraduate students, Applied Plant Virology is a practical, in-depth guide to plant virology. Beginning with an introduction to viruses and their classification, the text describes virus pathology, including how viruses enter and move through plant cells and induce disease. Subsequent chapters discuss how viruses spread in the field and how to measure this. Throughout, Applied Plant Virology remains reader-friendly, using focus boxes for clear, easy to obtain information, enabling students to quickly access relevant information but supply sufficient detail for advanced studies. In addition to basic information on virus biology there is an additional focus on applied virology, ideal for students undertaking agricultural studies for whom study of disease and its control is essential.
Chapter 1: Welcome to Plant Viruses
Chapter 2: Virus Structures and Names
Chapter 3: Plant Virus Pathogenicity Cycles: Host Invasion and Disease Induction
Chapter 4: Virus Transmission: Getting Around
Chapter 5: Plant Virus Ecology and Epidemiology
Chapter 6: Diagnosis and Detection Methods
Chapter 7: Management of Virus Disease: Virus and Vectors
Chapter 8: Management of Virus Disease: Host Resistance
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