Recognition and Response in Plant-Virus Interactions

Recognition and Response in Plant-Virus Interactions

by Ronald S.S. Fraser (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642741661
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/16/2011
Series: Nato ASI Subseries H: , #41
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 467
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1. Introduction and Comparative Studies.- Recognition and response in plant-virus interactions: some underlying concepts.- Recognition in resistance to bacteria.- Recognition and response in plant-fungus interactions.- Section 2 Plant-Virus Interactions: Transmission, Host Range and Genetics.- Specificity and recognition events in the transmission of plant viruses by vectors.- The genetics of plant-virus interactions: mechanisms controlling host range, resistance and virulence.- Plant virus epidemiology: the battle of the genes.- Section 3. Molecular Mechanisms of Plant-Virus Interaction. I. Infection, Replication and Spread.- Signals and structures involved in early interactions between plants and viruses or pseudoviruses.- Genetic organization, evolution and expression of plant viral RNA genomes.- Replication of plant RNA viruses in vivo in relation to virus-host interactions.- Viroid replication mechanisms.- The movement protein of some plant viruses.- Section 4. Molecular Mechanisms of Interaction. II. Pathogenesis and Symptom Formation.- Signalling in viroid pathogenesis.- The molecular biology of satellite RNA from cucumber mosaic virus.- Cryptic viruses of beet and other plants.- Plant growth regulators, viruses and plant growth.- Recognition and disease development in the tobacco-TMV system.- Entry of tobacco mosaic virus RNA into tobacco chloroplasts in vivo and in vitro.- Section 5. Recognition and Response in Resistance and Virulence.- Modifications of the coat protein gene of tobacco mosaic virus resulting in the induction of necrosis.- Hypersensitivity to tobacco mosaic virus in N’-gene hosts: which viral genes are involved?.- Induction of plant genes by compatible and incompatible virus-plant interactions.- Defence proteins, glycanhydrolases and oligosaccharide signals in plant-virus interactions.- Inhibitor of virus replication associated with resistance responses.- Intercellular spread of potato leafroll luteovirus: effects of co-infection and plant resistance.- Section 6. Exploiting Signalling in Crop Protection.- Examination of mechanisms of cross protection with non-transgenic plants.- Coat protein-mediated protection against virus infection.- The use and misuse of viruses in cloning and expression in plants.

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