Stressing the key role vectors play spread of virus diseases, this volume represents the priorities in practical plant virus research and ways in which their control or management should be sought through an understanding of the practical and environmental aspects of the interactions of viruses with their vectors and their environment. It provides
Nomenclature and Classification. Nomenclature. Classification. Diversity of Physical Structure. Simple Nucleic Acid Threads. Particulate Structure. Diversity in Chemical Components and Genomic Structure. Basic Components. Diversities in Quantitative Presence of Important Components. General Properties of Proteins and their Roles in Virus Structure. Diversity in Genomic Structure. Plant Virus Diagnostics. Identification and Detection. Vectors of Viruses. Vectors: Morphology and Biology. Vectors: Their Relation with Viruses. Dispersal, Movement and Migration of Vectors. Dispersal and Flight Activity. Atmospheric Transport and Migration of Vectors. Dispersal of vectors other than insects. Plant Virus Epidemiology and Ecology. Introduction. Nature of Viruses and their Epidemiological Relevance. Conventional Epidemiology. Ecological Epidemiology. Molecular Ecology and Epidemiology. Evolutionary Epidemiology. Ecological genomics and epidemiology. Global warming and epidemiology. Management: Strategies and Tactics. Integrated Pest Management (IPM).