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CRC Press
31 January 2018
Plant pathology & diseases
Plant viruses are significant as they affect our food supply and are capable of rapidly spreading to new plant species, so a comprehensive study of plant viruses is important in understanding their pathogenesis and prevention. This book focuses on the plant virus evolution, their molecular classification, epidemics and management. The key features in the book includes genome organization, translation and replication, virus-coded proteinases, structure of virus particles, cell receptors and host range, the RNA polymerase, quasispecies dynamics and virus evolution, and its natural habitats.
Edited by:   Rajarshi Kumar Gaur (Mody Institute of Technology and Science Rajasthan India), SMP Khurana, Yuri Dorokhov
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm, 
Weight:   1.021kg
ISBN:   9781138061514
ISBN 10:   1138061514
Pages:   387
Publication Date:   31 January 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword Preface List of Contributors Section I: Diversity 1. Structural aspects of plant viruses V Sangita, H S Savithri and M R N Murthy 2. Biotypes of Cowpea aphid-borne mosaic virus in Brazil Jose Albersio de Araujo Lima, Aline Kelly Queiroz do Nascimento, Laianny Morais Maia and Francisco de Assis Camara Rabelo Filho 3. Characterization And Control Of Potato Virus Y In The Crops Nikolay M. Petrov, Mariya I. Stoyanova and R.K.Gaur 4. Tobamoviruses and their diversity Y. L. Dorokhov, E.V. Sheshukova and T. V. Komarova 5. Plum Pox (Sharka Disease) Pest, Challenge And Curiosity- Antoniy Stoev 6. Evolution and emergence of geminiviruses: reasons and consequences R Vinoth Kumar and S Chakraborty 7. Sugarcane Bacilliform Viruses: Present Status Govind Pratap Rao, Susheel Kumar Sharma and P. Vignesh Kumar 8. Wheat streak mosaic virus: cereal pathogen with growing importance Khushwant Singh and Jiban Kumar Kundu 9. Population structure and diversity of banana bunchy top virus and banana bract mosaic virus R. Selvarajan, V. Balasubramanian and C. Anuradha Section II: Host Interaction 10. Molecular dynamics of geminiviruses-host interactome V.G.Malathi, P.Renukadevi, S.Rageshwari 11. Host-virus interactions on the way from potyvirus replication to translation S. De, A. Lohmus, M. Pollari, S. Shreya and K. Makinen 12. Molecular interactions between plant viruses and their biological vectors Avinash Marwal, Rakesh Kumar Verma, SM Paul Khurana, R.K. Gaur 13. Proteomics in understanding the host-virus interactions C. Anuradha and R.Selvarajan 14. A case study of Tomato spotted wilt virus - pepper interaction A. Almasi, K. Salanki, K. Nemes, L. Palkovics and I. Tobias 15. Virus-virus Interactions in Plants Ulrich Melcher and Akhtar Ali 16. Viruses and Plant Development Flora Sanchez and Fernando Ponz Section III: Management 17. Host miRNAs and Virus-Derived Small RNAs In Plants Infected With Certain Potyviruses Zhimin Yin 18. Possible approaches for developing different strategies to prevent transmission of Geminiviruses to important crops. Avinash Marwal, R.K. Gaur and S.M. Paul Khurana 19. On-farm management of Papaya ringspot virus in papaya by modifying cultural practices Sunil Kumar Sharma and Savarni Tripathi 20. Diversity, host-pathogen interactions and management of grapevine leafroll disease Sandeep Kumar, Richa Rai and Virendra Kumar Baranwal 21. Virus induced gene silencing: putting the knowledge of plant-virus interactions for high throughput plant functional genomics Ravi Kant and Indranil Dasgupta 22. Exclusion of Plant Viruses for Ensuring Biosecurity - A Critical Appraisal V Celia Chalam and R K Khetarpal Subject Index About the Editors

Dr. Rajarshi Kumar Gaur is presently working as Professor & Head, Department of Bioscience, Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Lakshmangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan, India. He did his Ph.D on molecular characterization of sugarcane viruses of India. He had partially characterized three sugarcane virus viz., sugarcane mosaic virus, sugarcane streak mosaic virus and sugarcane yellow luteovirus. He received MASHAV fellowship in 2004 of Israel government for his post doctoral studies and joined The Volcani Centre, Israel and then shifted to BenGurion University, Negev, Israel. In 2007 he received the Visiting Scientist Fellowship from Swedish Institute Fellowship, Sweden for one year to work in the The Umea University, Umea, Sweden. He is also a recipient of ICGEB, Italy Post-Doctoral fellowship in 2008. He worked on development of marker-free transgenic plant against cucumber viruses. He has made significant contributions on sugarcane viruses and published 130 national/international papers and presented near about 50 papers in the national and international conferences. He was awarded as Fellow of Linnean Society, London, UK. He has also visited Thailand, New Zealand, London, Canada, USA and Italy for the sake of attending the conference/workshop. Currently, he is handling different projects funded by Government of India on plant virus and disease management. Prof.(Dr.)S.M.Paul Khurana did his 2 years of Post Doctoral Research(1970-72) in Adv Plant Virology at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan with Prof Zyun Hidaka. Availing JSPS fellowship. Also availed GOI DBT overseas fellowship for one year at University of Minnesota, St Paul (USA) with Prof EE Banttari & specialized in Immunodiagnostics Technology (March 1987 to April, 1988). Scientist/Sr Scientist ,Principal Scientist, Head, Virus/Seed Pathology (1976-82/1988), Principal Scientist & Head, Plant Pathology Divn (1988-93), Project Coordinator AICRP-Potato( 1994-2004), and Director (2002-2004), Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla; Vice -Chancellor, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur (2004-2009). Director, Amity Instt of Biotechnology, AUUP, Noida (2009-10), Consultant CIP/FAO (1992, 1996,1997). Director, Amity Instt of Biotechnology (2010-2015), Dean, Sci, Engg & Technology (2013-contd.) Amity Univ Haryana, Gurgaon. Prof. Dorokhov Yuri Leonidovich is an expert in the molecular biology of plant viruses. He graduated from the Sechenov Moscow Medical Institute with honors (1969) and earned a Doctor of Biological Sciences (1986). He is presently a professor in the specialty Virology (1999) and is the head of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Viruses, A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Moscow State University, Russia. He has supervised more than 40 graduate students and 13 PhD theses and has published over 80 scientific papers in the fields of virology and molecular biology. He is a Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation (1994) for studies on plant virus cell-to-cell movement. His scientific interests include the expression of the viral genome and the intracellular transport of proteins and RNA. He determined the complete nucleotide sequence of a new cruciferous-infecting tobamovirus and discovered a new mechanism for the internal translation initiation of tobamovirus. In the field of applied research, he created effective plant viral-based vectors for producing vaccines and anti-cancer monoclonal antibodies in plants. He developed an

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