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Industrial crops are the plants that are cultivated to provide raw materials and value-added products for a diverse array of industries in the international trade. These plants are also natural hosts to numerous viruses. Some prime examples of viral pathogens adversely affecting the yield of industrial crops are PLRV and PVY in potato, SCMV, SCSMV and Fiji disease in sugarcane, and BNYVV and BYSV in sugar beet. The profitable production of industrial crops, thus, requires formulation and application of appropriate sustainable management strategies to contain plant yield losses due to viral infections. The present volume was conceived to pool the expert knowledge from the specialists around the world on such important commercial aspects of industrial crops. The volume contains 22 chapters on the current status of knowledge about symptomatology, economic losses, diagnosis and management of important viral diseases of cacao, cassava, cotton, hop, potato, soybean, sugar beet, sugarcane, sunflower and tobacco. This book is part of the multi-volume Plant Pathogens Series. The information on various topics is advanced as well as comprehensive, incorporating synthesis of the up-to-date researches on the diagnosis and management of viral diseases for optimal yield of industrially important crop plants. Hopefully this volume will be a valuable reference resource for use by students, scientists and researchers and planners. This may also facilitate researchers on novel approaches for handling and management of widespread virus-caused losses in plant production on a global scale.
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Title Plant Pathogens Series: Characterization, Diagnosis & Management of Plant Viruses, Vol 1 : Industrial Crops Table of Content Potato Viruses, Groundnut Viruses, Mosaic Diseases in Sugarcane, Sugarcane mosaic virus, Sugarcane streak mosaic virus, Fiji disease virus, Sugarcane bacilliform virus, Beet mild curly top virus, Beet necrotic yellow vein virus and Other Soil-borne Viruses in Sugar Beet, Beet mosaic virus, Sweet Potato Viral Diseases, Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus, Olive Viruses, Taro bacilliform virus, Sunflower chlorotic mottle virus, Cotton Leaf Curl Begomovirus, Cassava Mosaic Disease, Soybean mosaic virus, Cacao swollen shoot virus, Viruses of Cynara, Soybean mosaic virus, Cacao swollen shoot virus, Viruses of Cynara, Tobacco mosaic virus, Yellow Vein Mosaic Disease of Kenaf. Page No. 522 Author's Name G. P. Rao, S. M. Paul Khurana and Sergio L. Lenardona Publisher Studium Press LLC Year Of Publication 2008 ISBN 10 1-933699-31-0 ISBN 13 No About The Book No Binding type N/A Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.5 Book size width 6 Edition 1st
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