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ISBN-13: 9781461390466
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Series: Advances in Disease Vector Research , #7
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Transmission of Velvet Tobacco Mottle Virus and Related Viruses by the Mirid Cyrtopeltis nicotianae.- Characteristics of Transmission.- The Paradox of Persistence.- Relationship of Virus Distribution to Transmissibility.- Conclusion.- References.- 2 Factors Influencing Aphid Population Dynamics and Behavior and the Consequences for Virus Spread.- Weather.- Biotic Factors.- Crop Management.- Summary.- References.- 3 Cyclic Epidemics of Aphid-Borne Potato Viruses in Northern Seed-Potato-Growing Areas.- The Curl in Potatoes—1750 to 1905.- Potato Leaf Roll.- Potato Mosaic.- The Persistent PLRV and Nonpersistent PVY—Different Cycles, Different Aphid Vectors.- References.- 4 Interactions Between Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Infection and Winter-Stress Tolerance in Cereals.- Virus and Vectors.- Epidemiology.- Effect of Virus on Winter Cereal Survival.- Metabolic Changes Due to BYDV in Cereals.- Conclusions.- References.- 5 Artificial Diets for Blood-Feeding Insects: A Review.- Classification of Blood Dietary Studies.- Approaches for Dietary Studies.- Development of Artificial Diet for Glossina and Stomoxys.- Diets of Lipid-Free Hemoglobin.- References.- 6 Transmission of African Trypanosomiasis: Interactions Among Tsetse Immune System, Symbionts, and Parasites.- Experimental Studies of Tsetse Infection Rates.- Mechanisms of Susceptibility to Trypanosome Infection.- Conclusion.- References.- 7 Mosquito Spiroplasmas.- History.- Taxonomy.- Methods of Study.- Biological Properties of Msp.- Ecology of Msp.- Concluding Remarks on Msp Ecology.- Pathogenicity.- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Spiroplasmas.- Mechanisms of Msp Pathogenicity.- Potential for the Use of Msp in Mosquito Vector Control.- Summary and Conclusion.- References.

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