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Title Virus-insect-plant interactions / edited by Kerry F. Harris, Oney P. Smith, James E. Duffus
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [2001]
©2001
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 376 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Tomato yellow leaf curl virus : a disease sexually transmitted by whiteflies / Henryk Czosnek, Shai Morin, Galina Rubinstein, Viviane Fridman, Muhamad Zeidan, Murad Ghanim -- Possible etitiology of eriophyid mite-borne pathogens associated with double membrane-bound particles / Kyung-Soo Kim, Kyung-Ku Ahn, Rose C. Gergerich, Sung-Boon Kim -- An anatomical perspective of tospovirus transmission / T. Nagata, D. Peters -- Analysis of circulative transmission by electrical penetration graphs / W. Fred. Tjallingii, Ernesto Prado -- Analysis of noncirculative transmission by electrical penetration graphs / Alberto Fereres, Jose Luis Collar -- Ingestion-egestion theory of cuticula-borne virus transmission / Kerry F. Harris, Lisa Jean Harris -- Mechanism of virus transmission by Leaf-Feeding Beetles / Rose C. Gergerich -- Caulimoviruses / Stéphane Blanc, Eugénie Hebrard, Martin Drucker, Rémy Froissart -- Cucumoviruses / Keith L. Perry -- Potyviruses / Benjamin Raccah, Herve Huet, Stéphane Blanc -- Viral determinants involved in luteovirus-aphid interactions / Véronique Brault, Véronique Ziegler-Graff, K.E. Richards -- Approaches to genetic engineering of potato for resistance to potato leafroll virus / Charles R. Brown, Oney P. Smith -- Bemisia : pest status, economics, biology, and population dynamics / T.J. Henneberry, S.J. Castle -- Whitefly-borne viruses in continental Europe / Piero C. Caciagli -- Transmission properties of whitefly-borne criniviruses and their impact on virus epidemiology / Gail C. Wisler, James E. Duffus -- Classical biological control of bemisia and successful integration of management strategies in the United States / A.A. Kirk, L.A. Lacey, J.A. Goolsby -- Interference with ultraviolet vision of insects to impede insect pests and insect-borne plant viruses / Yehezkel Antignus, Moshe Lapidot, Shlomo Cohen -- Bionomics of Micrutalis malleifera Fowler and its transmission of pseudo-curly top virus / James H. Tsai
Summary 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. Key Features * 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Insects as carriers of plant disease.
Plant viruses.
Virus diseases of plants.
Virus-vector relationships.
Form Electronic book
Author Duffus, James E.
Harris, Kerry F.
Smith, Oney P. (Oney Percy), 1954-
ISBN 0080543596 (electronic bk.)
0123276810
128105688X
9780080543598 (electronic bk.)
9780123276810
9781281056887