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Noun1.plant virus - a plant pathogen that is a virus consisting of a single strand of RNA
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
TMV, tobacco mosaic virus - the widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892)
viroid, virusoid - the smallest of viruses; a plant virus with its RNA arranged in a circular chromosome without a protein coat
onion yellow-dwarf virus - the virus that produces stunting and yellowing of the leaves of onion plants
potato yellow-dwarf virus - the virus that produces stunting and yellowing of the leaves of potato plants
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Objective: Plant viruses cause an estimated 50 billion loss worldwide per year.
Aphis nasturtii (Kaltenbach) is a cosmopolitan species who can cause direct damage to the plants by extracting the sap, and indirectly it is a vector to 16 plant viruses.
Among their topics are the induction and suppression of silencing by plant viruses, the artificial induction and maintenance of epigenetic variations in plants, strategies for effective and specific gene silencing in plants based on artificial small RNA, applying RNA silencing to improve plant traits for industrial use, the RNA-based control of plant diseases: a case study with Fusarium graminearum, and targeting nematode genes by RNA silencing.
The flies transmit over a hundred plant viruses, but, based on studies by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the Ministry of Health, the genus found in Tehran--called aleuroclava--is a newly discovered type that fortunately does not carry plant viruses.
A RT-qPCR procedure using TaqMan probes has been developed for sensitive and specific detection and quantitation of many plant viruses infecting different hosts and insect vectors.
albicinctus Distant (thought to be similar to Orosius orientalis Matsumura); leafhopper vector of plant viruses and phytoplasmas, successfully transmitted the Chickpea chlorotic dwarf virus (CpCDV).
They often use spam, malvertising and spoofed websites to plant viruses and malware.
tabaci are worldwide pests of many crops, and they are vectors of the plant viruses in the genus Tospovirus (Bunyaviridae) (Hoddle et al.
Vectors of Plant Viruses of crop plants in southeast Asia, New Horizons in Insect Science: Towards Sustainable Pest Management.
Geminiviruses are an emerging group of plant viruses infecting most of economically important crops and ornamental plants throughout the world (Mansoor et al.
Interactions of insect vectors with plants in relation to transmission of plant viruses.