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Natural and Engineered Resistance to Plant Viruses
 
 

Natural and Engineered Resistance to Plant Viruses, 1st Edition

 
Natural and Engineered Resistance to Plant Viruses, 1st Edition,Gad Loebenstein,John Carr,ISBN9780123813978
 
 
 

Loebenstein   &   Carr   

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Cutting-edge reviews in natural and engineered virus resistance in plants

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Key Features

* Contributions from leading authorities
* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Description

Viruses are a huge threat to agriculture. In the past, viruses used to be controlled using conventional methods, such as crop rotation and destruction of the infected plants, but now there are more novel ways to control them. This volume focuses on natural and engineered virus resistance, the two major strategies used for crop protection.

Readership

Virologists and plant scientists

Gad Loebenstein

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Virology, Agricultural Research Organization, Bet Dagan, Israel

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John Carr

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Plant Sciences, The University of Cambridge, UK

Natural and Engineered Resistance to Plant Viruses, 1st Edition

1. Mechanisms of recognition in dominant R gene mediated resistance - Peter Moffett

2. RNA silencing, an antiviral mechanism - Tibor Csorba, Vitantonio Pantaleo & József Burgyán

3. Local Lesions and Induced Resistance - G. Loebenstein

4. Recessive resistance to plant viruses - V. Truniger and M.A. Aranda

5. Towards a quarter century of pathogen-derived resistance and practical approaches to plant virus disease control - John Gottula and Marc Fuchs

6. Genetically Engineered Virus-Resistant Plants In Developing Countries: Current Status And Future Prospects - D.V.R.  Reddy, Mysore R. Sudarshana, Marc Fuchs, N. Chandrasekhara Rao and George Thottappilly

Quotes and reviews

"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology."- MILITARY MEDICINE

"This serial...is well known to virologists. It is a valuable aid in maintaining an overview of various facets of the rapidly expanding fields of virology...Timely, informative, and useful to the student, teacher, and research scientist."--AMERICAN SCIENTIST

 
 
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