Plant Viruses, Diseases and Their Management

Kajal Kumar Biswas

ISBN: 9789390581221

658 pages

INR 1395


Plant Viruses, Diseases and Their Management consists of 19 chapters covering all the aspects of plant viruses, diseases and their management containing information of classical as well as advanced plant virology. This textbook gives information on new advances which are taking place in the fast-evolving field of Plant Virology. It contains separate chapters on properties of plant viruses with symptoms, composition, morphology, nomenclature and modern classification, along with description of different viruses. Chapters based on identification, isolation and purification of plant virus, and protein- and nucleic acid-based modern diagnostic techniques have also been included in this book.

  • History and milestone in plant virology
  • Symptomatology and physiological changes
  • Virus components and morphology
  • Genome structure and organization
  • Morphology of virus
  • Sub-viral agents
  • Virus classification
  • Transmission of plant virus: Mechanical, vegetative, dodder and seed transmission
  • Transmission of plant virus: Vector transmission
  • Virus description
  • Expression and function of virus gene
  • Replication of pant viruses
  • Virus movement and distribution in the plant
  • Plant virus variation and evolution
  • Identification, isolation, purification, detection of virus
  • Plant virus ecology and epidemiology
  • Virus diseases in plant
  • General management strategies of virus diseases
  • Advanced techniques in Plant virology



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