Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Info
Cover for Virus diseases of tropical and subtropical crops.

This book aims to provide readers with the latest information on important virus diseases of crops in tropical and subtropical countries and the envisaged directions into the future of plant virus control. The volume comprises 18 chapters. The first chapter covers general information on the impact...

Author(s)
Tennant, P.; Fermin, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops: biology, diversity, management.

This chapter focuses on some of the topics that are of current interest and relevance to tropical and subtropical regions where a number of plant diseases that threaten food security are caused by viruses. It describes the biology (structure, taxonomy and diversity), evolution, reservoir hosts...

Author(s)
Fermin, G.; Verchot, J.; Azizi, A.; Tennant, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cucumber mosaic.

Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) causes significant economic losses in several agricultural and horticultural crops worldwide. This chapter presents an overview of the features of the virus, including its genome properties, taxonomy, diversity, symptomatology, host range, transmission, economic...

Author(s)
Masarapu Hema; Pothur Sreenivasulu; Kumar, P. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Papaya ringspot.

This chapter describes the disease symptoms, distribution, economic impact, taxonomy, strains, phylogenetics, transmitting aphid vectors, detection and control of Papaya ringspot virus. This virus has been thoroughly characterized at the biological and molecular levels, diagnostic systems are more...

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

This chapter presents an overview of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV), the disease it causes and its current status and biotechnological applications as a vector for controlling viral or other diseases in plant pathosystems. The host range, symptomatology, transmission, molecular biology (replication...

Author(s)
Fisher, L. C.; Tennant, P.; Febres, V. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Tomato spotted wilt.

This chapter addresses the currently updated taxonomic status of tospoviruses; various detection methods (including serological assays and nucleic acid amplification) developed for prompt identification of tospoviruses; the advanced next-generation sequencing technology applied in tospovirus...

Author(s)
Chen TsungChi; Jan FuhJyh
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 Wheat dwarf.

Cereals can be infected by a vast range of pathogens of which Wheat dwarf virus (WDV, family Geminiviridae, genus Mastrevirus), the aetiological agent of wheat dwarf disease (WDD), is one of the most damaging of all. This chapter presents an overview of WDD, its causal agent, leafhopper vectors,...

Author(s)
Abt, I.; Jacquot, E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potato mosaic and tuber necrosis.

Potato virus Y (PVY), the aetiological agent of potato mosaic or potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease (PTNRD), is the most economically important and devastating virus infecting potato crops worldwide. This chapter describes the aetiologic agent (including its host range, transmission and strain...

Author(s)
Chikh-Ali, M.; Karasev, A. V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics