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Plant viruses

Section Editor: Chikara Masuta, Hokkaido University, Japan
Deputy Section Editor: Supriya Chakraborty, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

The Plant viruses section of Virology Journal covers studies on all aspects of plant viruses including viral structure, gene function, genetics, virus-host interactions, viral pathogenesis, epidemiology, host resistance, RNA silencing and so on. Also this section publishes studies involving useful methodological application such as diagnostic technology and metagenomics.

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  1. Cotton leaf curl disease, caused by single-stranded DNA viruses of the genus Begomovirus (family Geminiviridae), is a major constraint to cotton cultivation across Pakistan and north-western India. At this time o...

    Authors: Irfan Ali, Imran Amin, Rob W Briddon and Shahid Mansoor

    Citation: Virology Journal 2013 10:231

    Content type: Research

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  2. Beet black scorch virus (BBSV) is a small single-stranded, positive-sense RNA plant virus belonging to the genus Necrovirus, family Tombusviridae. Its capsid protein (CP) contains a 13 amino acid long basic regio...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Zhang, Xiaofei Zhao, Yanjing Zhang, Shaofang Niu, Feng Qu, Yongliang Zhang, Chenggui Han, Jialin Yu and Dawei Li

    Citation: Virology Journal 2013 10:200

    Content type: Research

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  3. Wheat yellow mosaic virus (WYMV) is an important pathogen in China and other countries. It is the member of the genus Bymovirus and transmitted primarily by Polymyxa graminis. The incidence of wheat infections in...

    Authors: Wenwen Liu, Xiaojuan Zhao, Peng Zhang, Thi Thi Mar, Yan Liu, Zongying Zhang, Chenggui Han and Xifeng Wang

    Citation: Virology Journal 2013 10:173

    Content type: Methodology

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