Viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops: biology, diversity, management. Chapter uri icon


  • Abstract

    This chapter focuses on some of the topics that are of current interest and relevance to tropical and subtropical regions where a number of plant diseases that threaten food security are caused by viruses. It describes the biology (structure, taxonomy and diversity), evolution, reservoir hosts (wild and non-crop plants), interactions with viruses, plants and vectors, diagnosis, and control of plant viruses.

author list (cited authors)

  • Fermin, G., Verchot, J., Azizi, A., & Tennant, P.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Fermin, G||Verchot, J||Azizi, A||Tennant, P

Book Title

  • Virus diseases of tropical and subtropical crops

publication date

  • January 2015