Techniques in Plant Virology

  • W. A. Stevens
Part of the Tertiary Level Biology book series (TLB)


Let us imagine that we have been presented with diseased plant material and asked to identify the causative agent. If we also imagine that tests have shown that no fungal, bacterial or mycoplasmal pathogens are responsible for the symptoms, neither are they the result of nutrient imbalance or pest or spray damage, how then can we
  1. (a)

    determine that a virus or viruses are involved, and

  2. (b)

    identify the virus?



Virus Particle Buoyant Density Virus Preparation Barley Stripe Mosaic Virus Partial Specific Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Stevens
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Holloway CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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