The overall aim of this volume is to review critically the current state of, and future prospects for developments in viral taxonomy.Most of the contributors to this volume have had substantial period of service on the Executive Committee and sub-committees of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV).
Table of Contents
1. The History of Viral Taxonomy � R. E. F. Matthews 2. Current Problems in Vertebrate Virus Taxonomy - Frederick A. Murphy 3. Current Problems in Plant Virus Taxonomy R. I. B. Francki 4. Current Problems in Bacterial Virus Taxonomy - Hans-Wolfgang Ackermann 5. Current Problems in lnsect Virus Taxonomy - John F. Longworth 6. Current Problems in Fungal Virus Taxonomy - K. W. Buck 7. New Viruses of Eukaryotic Algae and Protozoa � J. Allan Dodds 8. Virus Data - Problems in Collection, Storage, and Retrieval � J. G. Atherton, I. R. Holmes, and E. H. Jobbins 9. Future Prospects for Viral Taxonomy - R. E. F. Matthews