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Cover for Viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops: future perspectives.

In this chapter, future areas of research are suggested to manage viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops. The impact of new cultural practices in enhancing the probabilities of establishment of a new virus, a new host plant or a new vector is discussed, as well as the influence of climate ...

Author(s)
Fermin, G.; Tennant, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rice tungro.

Rice tungro bacilliform virus (RTBV) and Rice tungro spherical virus (RTSV) are two viruses responsible for the rice tungro disease (RTD). This chapter summarizes what is known about the pathogens and the disease, and discusses the prospects of conventional and biotechnological approaches to...

Author(s)
Indranil Dasgupta
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cassava mosaic.

Although cassava shows resilience against a myriad of pests and diseases, including several of viral aetiology, two virus disease complexes, cassava brown streak disease and cassava mosaic disease (CMD), are the major yield-limiting biotic constraints to its production in sub-Sahara Africa....

Author(s)
Alabi, O. J.; Mulenga, R. M.; Legg, J. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sugarcane mosaic.

This chapter presents the taxonomy, distribution, genetic diversity, disease symptoms, host range, transmission, economic importance, detection and control of Sugarcane mosaic virus which infects maize and sugarcane, as well as provide some insights into its evolution. Efforts to obtain resistance...

Author(s)
Silva-Rosales, L.; Alcalá-Briseño, R. I.; Espejel, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter