Virus Diseases of Tropical and Subtropical Crops
James Dale, Paula Tennant, Emmanuel Jacquot, Gustavo Fermin, James Legg
This book describes interactions of plant viruses with hosts and transmission vectors in an agricultural context. Starting with an overview of virus biology, economics and management, chapters then address economically significant plant diseases of tropical and subtropical crops. For each disease, symptoms, distribution, economic impact, causative virus, taxonomy, host range, transmission, diagnostic methods and management strategies are discussed.