By Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy
This quantity comprises eighty five chapters that spotlight fresh advances in our wisdom of the viruses that infect crops and fungi. It starts off with common themes in plant virology together with move of viruses in vegetation, the transmission of plant viruses through vectors, and the improvement of virus-resistant transgenic vegetation. the second one part offers an summary of the houses of a variety of 20 well-studied plant viruses, 23 plant virus genera and some greater teams of plant viruses. The 3rd part, that is abundantly illustrated, highlights the main economically very important virus illnesses of cereals, legumes, vegetable plants, fruit timber and ornamentals. The final part describes the main teams of viruses that infect fungi.