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Geminivirus–Vector Relationship



Geminiviruses are the most abundant plant viruses. This group of ssDNA viruses infects a wide range of hosts including weeds, ornamentals, as well as economically important crops and is widely distributed on the planet Earth. Geminiviruses cause some of the most damaging and economically important diseases of crop plants. This chapter summarizes biological and molecular aspects of the relationships between geminiviruses and their vectors.


Transmission Vectors Geminiviruses Relationships 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Instituto de Patología Vegetal – Centro de Investigaciones Agropecuarias – Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (IPAVE-CIAP-INTA)CórdobaArgentina

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