Virus diseases of pasture grasses in Australia: incidences, losses, epidemiology, and management

@article{Jones2013VirusDO,
  title={Virus diseases of pasture grasses in Australia: incidences, losses, epidemiology, and management},
  author={Roger A. C. Jones},
  journal={Crop and Pasture Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={216 - 233}
}
This paper reviews current knowledge for Australia over the occurrence, losses caused, epidemiology, and management of virus diseases of pasture grasses. It also reviews all records of viruses in wild grasses likely to act as alternative host reservoirs for virus spread to nearby pastures or crops. Currently, 21 viruses have been found infecting 36 pasture or forage grass species and 59 wild grass species. These viruses are transmitted by arthropod vectors (mites or insects) or, in one instance… CONTINUE READING