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Plant viruses

Section Editor: Xueping Zhou, Zhejiang University, China
Deputy Section Editor: Supriya Chakraborty, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

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  1. Content type: Research

    Small RNA (sRNA) associated gene regulation has been shown to play a significant role during plant-pathogen interaction. In commercial citrus orchards co-infection of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) and viroids oc...

    Authors: Marike Visser, Glynnis Cook, Johan T. Burger and Hans J. Maree

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:200

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  2. Content type: Research

    Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV), Cacao swollen shoot CD virus (CSSCDV), and Cacao swollen shoot Togo A virus (CSSTAV) cause cacao swollen shoot disease (CSSD) in West Africa. During 2...

    Authors: Nomatter Chingandu, Koffie Kouakou, Romain Aka, George Ameyaw, Osman A. Gutierrez, Hans-Werner Herrmann and Judith K. Brown

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:199

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  3. Content type: Research

    Aphids are major vectors of plant viruses. Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and maize (Zea mays L.) are important crops that are vulnerable to aphid herbivory and aphid-transmitted viruses. In East and Central...

    Authors: Francis O. Wamonje, George N. Michuki, Luke A. Braidwood, Joyce N. Njuguna, J. Musembi Mutuku, Appolinaire Djikeng, Jagger J. W. Harvey and John P. Carr

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:188

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  4. Content type: Research

    In recent years, two of the crinivirus, Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV) and Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV) have gained increasing attention due to their rapid spread and devastating impacts on vegetable pr...

    Authors: Xin Tang, Xiaobin Shi, Deyong Zhang, Fan Li, Fei Yan, Youjun Zhang, Yong Liu and Xuguo Zhou

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:169

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  5. Content type: Research

    Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV) is one of the most widespread and economically important virus infecting both crop and ornamental species of the family Brassicaceae. TuMV isolates can be cl...

    Authors: Xiangdong Li, Tiansheng Zhu, Xiao Yin, Chengling Zhang, Jia Chen, Yanping Tian and Jinliang Liu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:165

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  6. Content type: Research

    Southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus (SRBSDV) has spread from the south of China to the north of Vietnam in the past few years, and has severely influenced rice production. However, previous study of tradi...

    Authors: Lu Yu, Jing Shi, Lianlian Cao, Guoping Zhang, Wenli Wang, Deyu Hu and Baoan Song

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:155

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  7. Content type: Research

    Tomato zonate spot virus (TZSV), a dominant species of thrips-transmitted orthotospoviruses in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces in China, causes significant loss of yield in lots of crops ...

    Authors: Changjun Huang, Yupeng Cun, Haiqin Yu, Zhijun Tong, Bingguang Xiao, Zhongbang Song, Bingwu Wang, Yongping Li and Yong Liu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:153

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  8. Content type: Research

    Synergism between southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus (SRBSDV) and rice ragged stunt virus (RRSV) not only aggravates disease symptoms but also enhances their vector acquisition efficiencies by increasing...

    Authors: Shu Li, Tong Zhang, Yingzhi Zhu and Guohui Zhou

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:150

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  9. Content type: Research

    In Africa and Asia, sugarcane is the host of at least seven different virus species in the genus Mastrevirus of the family Geminiviridae. However, with the exception of Sugarcane white streak virus in Barbados, n...

    Authors: Wardatou Boukari, Ricardo I. Alcalá-Briseño, Simona Kraberger, Emmanuel Fernandez, Denis Filloux, Jean-Heinrich Daugrois, Jack C. Comstock, Jean-Michel Lett, Darren P. Martin, Arvind Varsani, Philippe Roumagnac, Jane E. Polston and Philippe C. Rott

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:146

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  10. Content type: Research

    Potato virus Y (PVY) is one of the most economically important pathogen of potato that is present as biologically distinct strains. The virus-derived small interfering RNAs (vsiRNAs) f...

    Authors: Lindani Moyo, Shunmugiah V. Ramesh, Madhu Kappagantu, Neena Mitter, Vidyasagar Sathuvalli and Hanu R. Pappu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:129

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  11. Content type: Short Report

    Cassava brown streak disease is emerging as the most important viral disease of cassava in Africa, and is consequently a threat to food security. Two distinct species of the genus Ipomovirus (family Potyviridae) ...

    Authors: Willard Mbewe, Fred Tairo, Peter Sseruwagi, Joseph Ndunguru, Siobain Duffy, Ssetumba Mukasa, Ibrahim Benesi, Samar Sheat, Marianne Koerbler and Stephan Winter

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:118

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  12. Content type: Research

    Tomato yellow leaf curl Thailand virus, TYLCTHV, is a begomovirus that causes severe losses of tomato crops in Thailand as well as several countries in Southeast and East Asia. The dev...

    Authors: Channarong Seepiban, Saengsoon Charoenvilaisiri, Nuchnard Warin, Anjana Bhunchoth, Namthip Phironrit, Bencharong Phuangrat, Orawan Chatchawankanphanich, Supat Attathom and Oraprapai Gajanandana

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:99

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  13. Content type: Research

    The small brown planthopper (SBPH) is an important pest of cereal crops and acts as a transmission vector for multiple RNA viruses. Rapid diagnosis of virus in the vector is crucial for efficient forecast and ...

    Authors: Qiufang Xu, Haoqiu Liu, Pingping Yuan, Xiaoxia Zhang, Qingqing Chen, Xuanli Jiang and Yijun Zhou

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:90

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  14. Content type: Methodology

    Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) is a major constraint to cassava production in sub-Saharan Africa. Under field conditions, evaluation for resistance to CMD takes 12–18 months, often conducted across multiple year...

    Authors: Getu Beyene, Raj Deepika Chauhan and Nigel J. Taylor

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:47

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  15. Content type: Research

    Virus-derived siRNAs (vsiRNAs)-mediated RNA silencing plays important roles in interaction between plant viruses and their hosts. Southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus (SRBSDV) is a newly emerged devastating r...

    Authors: Donglin Xu and Guohui Zhou

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:27

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  16. Content type: Research

    Tomato mottle mosaic virus (ToMMV) is a recently identified species in the genus Tobamovirus and was first reported from a greenhouse tomato sample collected in Mexico in 2013. In Augu...

    Authors: Yueyue Li, Yang Wang, John Hu, Long Xiao, Guanlin Tan, Pingxiu Lan, Yong Liu and Fan Li

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:15

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  17. Content type: Research

    Tospoviruses, the plant-infecting genus in the family Bunyaviridae, are thrips borne and cause severe agricultural losses worldwide. Based on the serological relationships of the structural nucleocapsid protein (...

    Authors: Lu-Yuan Liu, He-Yi Ye, Tsang-Hai Chen and Tsung-Chi Chen

    Citation: Virology Journal 2017 14:1

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  18. Content type: Research

    Virus infection induces and suppresses host gene expression on a global level. Rice stripe virus (RSV) is the type species of the genus Tenuivirus and infects rice and Arabidopsis plants. Microarray-based and nex...

    Authors: Feng Sun, Peng Fang, Juan Li, Linlin Du, Ying Lan, Tong Zhou, Yongjian Fan, Wenbiao Shen and Yijun Zhou

    Citation: Virology Journal 2016 13:202

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