This book provides a comprehensive look at the field of plant virus evolution.
It is the first book ever published on the topic. Individual chapters, written by experts in the field, cover plant virus ecology, emerging viruses, plant viruses that integrate into the host genome, population biology, evolutionary mechanisms and appropriate methods for analysis.
It covers RNA viruses, DNA viruses, pararetroviruses and viroids, and presents a number of thought-provoking ideas.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages, 5 Tables, black and white; 29 Illustrations, black and white; X, 224 p. 29 illus.
- Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
- Publication Date: 26/02/2008
- Category: Botany & plant sciences
- ISBN: 9783540757627