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The family Closteroviridae revised
Summary. Recently obtained molecular and biological information has prompted the revision of the taxonomic structure of the family Closteroviridae. In particular, mealybug-transmitted species haveExpand
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Genetic Variation of Citrus Tristeza VirusIsolates from California and Spain: Evidence for Mixed Infections and Recombination
ABSTRACT We examined the population structure and genetic variation of four genomic regions within and between 30 Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) isolates from Spain and California. Our analyses showedExpand
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Three distinct suppressors of RNA silencing encoded by a 20-kb viral RNA genome.
  • R. Lu, A. Folimonov, +4 authors S. Ding
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2 November 2004
Viral infection in both plant and invertebrate hosts requires a virus-encoded function to block the RNA silencing antiviral defense. Here, we report the identification and characterization of threeExpand
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Genome structure and phylogenetic analysis of lettuce infectious yellows virus, a whitefly-transmitted, bipartite closterovirus.
We report the complete nucleotide sequences of lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV) RNAs 1 and 2. LIYV RNA 1 is 8118 nucleotides and includes three open reading frames (ORFs). Computer-assistedExpand
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Virus-vector interactions mediating nonpersistent and semipersistent transmission of plant viruses.
  • J. Ng, B. Falk
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of phytopathology
  • 8 August 2006
Most plant viruses are absolutely dependent on a vector for plant-to-plant spread. Although a number of different types of organisms are vectors for different plant viruses, phloem-feedingExpand
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Biology and molecular biology of viruses in the genus Tenuivirus.
Viruses in the genus Tenuivirus (Tenuiviruses) cause a number of important diseases in economically important crop plants including rice and maize. Tenuiviruses are transmitted from plant to plant byExpand
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Lettuce infectious yellows virus: in vitro acquisition analysis using partially purified virions and the whitefly Bemisia tabaci.
Virions of lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV; genus Crinivirus) were purified from LIYV-infected plants and their protein composition was analysed by SDS-PAGE and immunoblotting. VirionExpand
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Population Structure and Genetic Diversity within California Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) Isolates
The Closterovirus, Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is an aphid-borne RNA virus that is the causal agent of important worldwide economic losses in citrus. Biological and molecular variation has beenExpand
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Geographically distant isolates of the crinivirus Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus show very low genetic diversity in the coat protein gene.
The population structure and genetic variation of Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (CYSDV) isolates were estimated by single-strand conformation polymorphism and nucleotide sequence analysesExpand
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Insect vector-mediated transmission of plant viruses.
The majority of plant-infecting viruses are transmitted to their host plants by vectors. The interactions between viruses and vector vary in duration and specificity but some common themes in vectorExpand
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