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
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
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