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Viruses, vectorss and vegetation

K. Maramorosch

Viruses, vectorss and vegetation

by K. Maramorosch

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Published by Wiley-Interscience in (s. l.) .
Written in English


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Statementedited by K. Maramorosch.
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Open LibraryOL13679933M

The book is a compilation of research work carried out on plant viruses during past years in India. Plant viruses are important constraints in Indian agriculture. Tropical and sub-tropical environments and intensive crop cultivation practices ideally favours perpetuation of numerous plant viruses and their vectors in India, which often.   Plants cover the most area of the earth’s living environment as trees, grasses, flowers, and so on. Plants play different important roles in the environment such as ecosystem balance and food supplement for animals and humans. Moreover, wild or cultivated plants are considered the powerful biofertilizers for the soil, where the plant debris after death and .

An inventory providing information on more than viruses that infect plants in Brazil The largest database of plant viruses in Brazil serves as a . The major groups of viruses of insects are clearly distinct from those found in both plants and animals. Most plant viruses need an insect vector for transmission, but in almost all cases the virus does not replicate in that insect. The most common vectors for plant viruses are homopterans, with their piercing and sucking mouthparts.

Get this from a library! Plant virus, vector epidemiology and management. [S Mukhopadhyay] -- "Virus diseases in fact are the result of interactions between the viruses, hosts, vectors and the environment particularly climate and weather. Vectors play a key role in the spread of virus. Viral vectors have natural host cell populations that they infect most efficiently. Retroviruses have limited natural host cell ranges, and although adenovirus and adeno-associated virus are able to infect a relatively broader range of cells efficiently, some cell types are refractory to infection by these viruses as well. Attachment to and entry into a susceptible cell is mediated by the.


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Viruses, vectorss and vegetation by K. Maramorosch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Watson, M. Viruses, vectors and vegetation [Book Review]. World Review of Pest Control. 8 (4), pp. Author: M. Watson. I also used the title of this second book, “Viruses, Vectors, and Vegetation” () for the title of my current autobiographical chapter.

During the following years several volumes on viruses, edited by me alone or jointly with other virologists, were mainly published by Academic Press.

InSpringer vectorss and vegetation book “Insect Viruses” ( Cited by: 3. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Viruses, vectors, and vegetation. New York, Interscience Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Of these vectors, aphids transmit the greatest number of viruses affecting plants; for vegetables grown in coastal California, leafhoppers are the only other Hemipteran that vectors viruses, spreading Beet curly top virus.

Note that leafhoppers also vector bacterial pathogens such as the aster yellows and Pierce’s disease bacteria.

Viruses, as they replicate in the plant host, can disrupt cellular processes and host Viruses to cause vectorss and vegetation book. The range in disease reactions, from yellowing to dwarfing and reduction in host fecundity, culminates in sizable losses along with decreases in the aesthetic value in commercial cultivations, landscape plants, or home gardens.

Plant viruses are viruses that affect all other viruses, plant viruses are obligate intracellular parasites that do not have the molecular machinery to replicate without a viruses can be pathogenic to higher plants.

Most plant viruses are rod-shaped, with protein discs forming a tube surrounding the viral genome; isometric particles are another common. Most viruses that infect plants need an intermediary (vector) for their spread between plants.

This book describes, for the main vector groups, the current state of knowledge of what happens to viruses in their passage through their vectors and what interactions within the vector determine whether or not they are passed on to new plants.

Epidemiology is defined as the study of populations of plants infected with populations of virus particles that are spread by populations of vectors.

At any given time, the incidence of infection by a virus in a population of plants, results from the past incidence of the disease and the recent activities of the vectors and virus. Carole Caranta et al, from "Recent Advances in Plant Virology" Eds: Carole Caranta, Miguel A.

Aranda, Mark Tepfer and J.J. Lopez-Moya () Caister Academic translation and replication of viral RNA, viral movement within and between plants, plant responses to viral infection, antiviral control measures, virus evolution, newly emerging plant viruses and the.

The virus was first described years ago as a filterable, transmissible agent that causes disease in plants and animals. A virus is a “submicroscopic and intracellular parasite” that can propagate only inside a living cell. The obligatory nature of a virus brought a debate on whether it is living or nonliving.

Plant viral vectors are valuable tools for heterologous gene expression, and because of virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS), they also have important applications as reverse genetics tools for gene function studies.

Viral vectors are especially useful for plants such as soybean (Glycine max) that are recalcitrant to transformation. Previously, two generations of bean pod mottle virus. Two groups of viruses, the tobraviruses and the nepoviruses, use plant-parasitic nematodes as their transmission vector (Taylor & Brown, ; MacFarlane et al., ).

Nematodes are present in almost all environments both on land and in the sea and have many different lifestyles, including parasitism on animals and plants. A significant problem affecting all virus-based vectors relates to the recognition by the immune system. When familiar viruses are detected in the bloodstream, the body sends antibodies to bind to and consume them.

A second problem relates to the unpredictability of where viruses will insert genes into a person's DNA. numerous viruses and vectors. Specificity of transmis-sion is defined as the specific relationship between a plant virus and one or a few vector species but not oth-ers.

For instance, a virus transmitted by aphids is not transmitted by nematodes or, among arthropod vectors, a virus transmitted by leafhoppers is not transmitted by beetles.

Several closely related nepoviruses found in grapevines are apparently related to GFLV but are serologically different. They are sap-transmissible, and where vectors have been definitively established they are species of Xiphinema and include arabis mosaic virus, raspberry ringspot virus, tomato blackring virus, grapevine chrome mosaic virus, Strawberry latent ringspot virus.

Regarding the expression of genes of interest in plants, virus vector systems are superior to the transgenic approach because viruses can replicate to high titers in the infected cells (Gleba et al., ). For transient loss-of-function studies, plant viruses can be engineered as virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) vectors (Robertson, ).

Karl Maramorosch (Janu – May 9, ) was an Austrian-born American virologist, entomologist, and plant pathologist.A centenarian and polyglot, he conducted research on viruses, mycoplasmas, rickettsiae, and other micro-organisms; and their transmission to plants through insect vectors in many parts of the world.

He is the co-author of a textbook on. The history of pathogens and vectors, unique symptoms of diseases and economic importance of important viral diseases have been dealt with in the introductory chapter of this book. While highlighting the role of arthropods, nematodes, and fungi; other agents of the spread of plant pathogens have also been included.

Important aspects of insect vectors with. (insect DNA viruses that are distantly related to polydna - viruses) and reoviruses (RNA viruses that include genera which infect plants, fungi, insects, fish and mammals) have wasp vectors, and some of these viruses are also mutualists of these vectors.

Diadromus pulchellus asco - virus 4 (DpAV4), from the wasp Diadromus pulchellus. Plant viruses rely on both host plant and vectors for a successful infection. Essentially to simplify studies, transmission has been considered for decades as an interaction between two partners, virus and vector.

This interaction has gained a third partner, the host plant, to establish a tripartite pathosystem in which the players can react with each other directly or indirectly through.

Plants represent a safe, efficacious and inexpensive production platform by which to provide vaccines and other therapeutic proteins to the world’s poor. Plant virus expression vector technology has rapidly become one of the most popular methods to express pharmaceutical proteins in plants.

This review discusses several of the state-of-the-art plant expression .Five books that explain viruses and how they spread. This work delves into the history, geography, virology and psychology of this 20th-century disaster, offering an. Critical virus-associated host plant proteins that may be induced in the phloem of polerovirus-infected plants appear to be required for virus uptake and transmission by aphid vectors.

Interestingly, endosymbionts in the hemocoel have been hypothesized to aid the transmission process for some luteovirids and geminiviruses, but this is hotly.