12. Viroids and Viroid Diseases of Plants

  1. Christon J. Hurst5,6
  1. Ricardo Flores1,
  2. Francesco Di Serio2,
  3. Beatriz Navarro2,
  4. Nuria Duran-Vila3 and
  5. Robert A. Owens4

Published Online: 6 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118025666.ch12

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

Flores, R., Di Serio, F., Navarro, B., Duran-Vila, N. and Owens, R. A. (2011) Viroids and Viroid Diseases of Plants, 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.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (UPV-CSIC), Universidad Politécnica deValencia, Valencia, Spain

  2. 2

    Istituto di Virologia Vegetale (CNR), Bari, Italy

  3. 3

    Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Moncada, Spain

  4. 4

    Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (USDA), Beltsville, MD, 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:

  • viroids and viroid diseases of plants - differing from viruses, in structure, function and evolutionary origin;
  • symptom expression, symptomless hosts - viroids, inducing symptoms, being plant pathogens;
  • viroid and virus interaction - viroid coinfection, seven viroids in citrus, and five in grapevine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure and Classification

  • Replication and Movement

  • Host Range, Specificity, and Defense

  • Pathogenesis

  • Interactions Between Viroids and Viruses

  • Transmission

  • Viroid Epidemiology and Control

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References