11. Ecology of Plant Viruses, with Special Reference to Geminiviruses

  1. Christon J. Hurst2,3
  1. Basavaprabhu L. Patil and
  2. Claude M. Fauquet

Published Online: 6 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118025666.ch11

Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1

Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1

How to Cite

Patil, B. L. and Fauquet, C. M. (2011) Ecology of Plant Viruses, with Special Reference to Geminiviruses, in Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1 (ed C. J. Hurst), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118025666.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Departments of Biology and Music, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, USA

  2. 3

    Engineering Faculty, Universidad del Valle, Ciudad Universitaria Meléndez, Santiago de Cali, Valle, Colombia

Author Information

  1. ILTAB/Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470623961

Online ISBN: 9781118025666

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Keywords:

  • viruses of macroscopic plants - plant virus ecology, and geminiviruses;
  • cytological changes, induced by viruses - not nutrient depletion, toward synthesis of virus itself;
  • virus–vector–plant ecosystems - viruses in taxonomic entity, and similar survival systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Virus-Vector-Plant Ecosystems

  • Control of Virus Diseases

  • Role of Man and Climate Change in Virus Ecology

  • Emergence of New Recombinant Geminiviruses

  • Conclusions

  • References