plant virus


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Related to plant virus: tobacco mosaic virus, Tobacco rattle virus, Plant viruses
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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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jackbeardsleyi has not been recorded, but some other species in the genus Pseudococcus are known to be plant virus vectors, e.
The Nexgen Plants technology is based on the identification of a new class of small plant virus RNA molecules involved in modulating a plant's defense response to virus attack.
Department of Agriculture showed that a plant virus -- tobacco ringspot virus -- is now infecting commercial honeybees, Berenbaum said.
They used a plant virus to boost the activity of a gene that naturally occurs in rice.
The rigid, rod-shaped Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV), which under an electron microscope looks like uncooked spaghetti, is a well-known and widespread plant virus that devastates tobacco, tomatoes, peppers, and other vegetation.
The topics include induced systematic resistance and plant responses to fungal biocontrol agents, cellular remodeling during plant virus infection, the current epidemiological understanding of citrus huanglongbing, companion planting to manage parasitic plants, phytoviruses and the digital revolution, quantitative disease resistance and quantitative resistance loci in breeding, Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis as a pathogen model, the ecology of plant and free-living nematodes in natural and agricultural soil, and studying plant-pathogen interactions in the genomics era.
The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, MI) has patented a method for inserting Mucin peptide epitopes into the coat protein of a plant virus (e.
Plant virus diseases cause enormous production losses in food crops around the world.
Charudattan maintains that a common plant virus can be used to kilt tropical soda apple, and he is seeking commercial partners to produce and market the virus as a natural biocontrol and bioherbicide.
The Vance lab has identified a plant virus protein, the helper component-proteinase (HC-Pro) of potyviruses that suppresses PTGS and thereby acts as a counter-defense.
This study demonstrated the efficient inhibition of in vitro translation of this plant virus by relatively short antisense sequences, and suggested avenues of investigation for the control of plant viruses in transgenic plants.
The eighteen chapters cover such subjects as: Foods and food ingredients produced via recombinant DNA techniques; safety assessment of flavour ingredients produced by genetically modified organisms; determination of the safely of genetically engineered crops; comparison of genetic strategies to improve fruit quality; potential of allergenicity in transgenic foods; use of plant virus genes to produce disease resistant crops; improvement of beer brewing by using genetically modified yeast; safety aspects of genetically modified lactic acid bacteria; enzymes from genebtically modified microorganisms; progress in the generic modification of farm animals.