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EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 1999 Num. article: 1999/167

New book on virology: 'The Luteoviridae'

puA new book 'The Luteoviridae' edited by H.G. Smith and H. Barker has been published by CABI in September 1999.
Papers presented during a meeting entitled 'Luteoviruses', organized jointly by the Association of Applied Biologists and the Société Française de Phytopathologie (Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, UK, 1997-04-24/26), form the basis for this book. It provides a comprehensive review of all current knowledge of the Luteoviridae which are responsible for important crop diseases.

The book includes the following chapters:

1.Steps in the development of luteovirology
2.Family Luteoviridae: a reclassification of luteoviruses
3.The structure and expression of luteovirus genomes
4.Agro-infections as a means of transmitting luteoviruses to host plants for study of gene function
5.Movement of luteoviruses in infected plants
6.Vector-virus interactions
7.Detection and diagnosis of luteoviruses
8.The development of resistance to luteoviruses mediated by host genes and pathogen-derived transgenes
9.Epidemiology and control strategies

This book can be obtained from CABI at the price of 60 GBP

CABI Publishing
Oxon OX10 8DE
Tel: +44 1491 832111
Fax: +44 1491 829292
E-mail: orders@cabi.org


EPPO Secretariat, 1999-09.