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Academic Press Inc
13 January 2014
Plant Virus-Host Interaction contains cutting-edge research in plant molecular virology, including pathogenic viroids and transport by insect vectors, interference with transmission to control viruses, and synergism, with pivotal coverage of RNA silencing and the counter-defensive strategies used by viruses to overcome the silencing response in plants.

With a clear focus on plant virus evolution, including quantitative and population genetics, Plant Virus-Host Interaction provides insights on the major factors favoring disease emergence, such as genetic change in pathogen and host populations and changes in host ecology and environment. The book also examines socioeconomic implications of widespread plant viral agents. Contributions from leading experts around the globe provide varied perspectives, while comprehensive coverage ensures a complete look at this exciting field.
Edited by:   R.K. Gaur (Department of Biotechnology Gorakhpur University India), Pradeep Sharma (Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research (IIWBR), Haryana, India), Thomas Hohn (Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Switzerland)
Imprint:   Academic Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   820g
ISBN:   9780124115842
ISBN 10:   0124115845
Pages:   430
Publication Date:   13 January 2014
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. An overview of RNA silencing in plants against viruses: the fine tuning of defense and counter defense forces 2. Role of RNA silencing in the turnip crinkle virus-arabidopsis interaction 3. Alteration of host-encoded miRNAs in virus infected plants - experimentally verified 4. Host - virus - vector interactions with reference to banana infecting viruses 5. Geminivirus - whitefly interactions at the biological, molecular and genomic levels 6. Hosts and non-hosts in plant virology and the effect of plant viruses on host plants 7. Interference with insect transmission to control plant pathogenic viruses 8. Transmission and host interaction of geminivirus in weeds 9. Tombusvirus-induced multivesicular bodies: origin and role in virus-host interaction 10. Indian cassava mosaic virus and its vector 11. Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) and papaya leaf curl virus (PLCV) 12. Synergism in plant virus- host interactions: a case study of CMV and PVY in tomato 13. Stability, transmission and host-interaction of papaya lethal yellowing virus in papaya 14. Establishment of endogenous pararetroviruses in the rice genome 15. Volatile organic compounds in plant virus-host interaction 16. Diversity of latent plant virus interactions and their impact on virosphere 17. Plant pathogenic viroids and the transport by insect vectors to crops in agriculture 18. Liberibacters causing greening in citrus and emerging hosts 19. Pathogen and non-pathogen derived resistance in crops against begomovirus 20. Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV) up-regulates translation reinitiation of its pregenomic polycistronic 35S RNA via interaction with the cell translational machinery 21. Molecular mechanism of begomovirus evolution and plant defense response 22. Impact of host on plant virus evolution 23. Chloroplast alteration induced by plant virus 24. Virus-virus interactions

Dr Rajarshi Kumar Gaur earned his PhD in 2005 and is now a Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Gorakhpur University, India. His Ph.D was on molecular characterization of sugarcane viruses, viz., mosaic, streak mosaic and yellow luteovirus. In 2007 he received the Visiting Scientist Fellowship from Swedish Institute Fellowship, Sweden to work at Umea University, Sweden. He has made significant contributions on sugarcane viruses and published 130 national/international papers, authored 17 books and presented approximately 50 papers at national and international conferences. Dr. Sharma's research focuses on Agriculture Biotechnology, specifically on the characterization of genes and SSRs for abiotic stresses (drought and heat) and understating the role of epigenetics, Gene silencing and small RNAs in for wheat improvement. He has been associated with several networking projects funded as Agri-Bioinformatics Promotion Program, ACIAR-DST, and DBT-BBSRC, ICAR Networking projects on AMMAS, Cabin and AMAAS schemes etc. He has published 90 peer reviewed papers, editor of six books published in CRC, Elsevier and Academic Press, and 20 book chapters. Dr Sharma has been associated with a recently released bread wheat variety DBW71 and three trait specific genetic and has been awarded with ICAR-Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award, NAAS- Young Scientist 2007 and ISCA- Pran Vohra Awards. Dr Sharma is Chief Editor of Journal of Cereal Research and editorial of several journals.

Reviews for Plant Virus-Host Interaction: Molecular Approaches and Viral Evolution

Thomas Hohn is definitively a leading researcher in plant host-virus interaction. This is a guarantee for quality.

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