plant virus


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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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Genetic differentiation of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) mitochondria COI and geographic congruence with the coat protein of the plant virus genus: Begomovirus.
Being cost effective, scalable, robust and easy to use in order to test samples in large quantity in short period of time, this technique has various advantages (Torrance and Jones, 1981); However have various drawbacks that limitates its use as a universally applicable test for plant virus diagnosis.
Our result showed the effectiveness of the custom-made bioinformatics pipeline coupled with molecular techniques and phylogenetic analysis, in diagnostics and identification of plant virus. Survey of plant viruses and prompt diagnostics should be frequently carried out in areas known for large cultivation of economically important crops.
Still, Relman said the technology could potentially help farmers fight a "bad plant virus moving across the plains" or protect crops from bioterrorism.
[9] studied a discrete plant virus disease model with roguing and replanting; they proved that the basic reproduction number serves as a threshold parameter in determining the global dynamics of the model.
Kalinina, "A minimal region in the NTPase/helicase domain of the TGBp1 plant virus movement protein is responsible for ATPase activity and cooperative RNA binding," Journal of General Virology, vol.
In Handbook of Plant Virus Infection and Comparative Diagnosis, pp: 879-910.
Instead of destroying its leafy hosts, one common plant virus takes a more backhanded approach to domination.
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.
Garnsey, "Cross protection techniques for control of plant virus diseases in the tropics," Plant Disease, vol.