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The insect viruses

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Viruses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lois K. Miller and L. Andrew Ball.
    SeriesThe viruses
    ContributionsMiller, Lois K., Ball, L. Andrew 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR327 .I57 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL367400M
    ISBN 100306458810
    LC Control Number98027923

      Insect viruses; detection, characterization, and roles. Ed. by Christopher J. Connell and Dominick P. Ralston. Nova Biomedical Books pages $ Hardcover Virology research progress QR There are three practical applications for knowledge about viral diseases of insects. In a total of insect species, the researchers discovered viruses that can be classified in at least 20 new genera. "This is probably the largest sample of animals ever screened for new.

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Insects are infected by a diverse medley of viruses, and this volume focuses on those insect virus families that are found primarily or exclusively in insects. All major families of insect-selective viruses are covered except for the baculo­ viruses, which were described in a separate volume of The Viruses Manufacturer: Springer.

' BioScience, () ` The Insect Viruses belongs on the shelves of insect pathologists, especially insect virologists, right next to The Baculoviruses. This book covers theoretical and practical aspects of the use of insect viruses as biological controls.

It introduces the reader to the arguments for using such controls versus the usage of traditional chemical pesticides, how to produce such viruses, both in vitro and in Cited by: Included are the established families of insect viruses, the newly recognized ascovirus family, and the nudiviruses, which probably represent a separate family but currently remain unclassified.

While most of the viruses covered in this volume have little direct relevance to human health, they are vitally important from an environmental perspective.

Insect Virology focuses on viruses affecting insects, from the Tipula and Sericesthis iridescent viruses to the acute and chronic bee paralysis viruses and sacbrood virus. The book explores the symptomatology and pathology of virus diseases in insects; the isolation and purification of the viruses as well as their morphology and chemistry; and the host range.

There are over a million different species of insects, and individually they 8 outnumber humans by more than 10 to 1. Moreover, some insects live in close association with both plants and higher animals and naturally exchange viruses with them.

It has even been speculated that viruses in general may have radiated through the plant and animal kingdoms from common insect origins. This volume contains seven chapters, based on papers presented at a Symposium on Insect Viruses, held in conjunction with the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New York, N.

Y., on 30 April-4 May, The Symposium was organized to bring together outstanding workers. The book also considers the relationships of plant viruses with the insects that transmit them.

The last chapter deals with the use of insect viruses in the biological control of insect pests. This book is a valuable source of information for entomologists, insect virologists, virologists in other fields, microbiologists, and others interested in insect Edition: 1.

Insect viruses provide a rare opportunity to get acquainted with the work and methods of investigators in such related and yet distant fields. Following the symposium, a decision was made to publish the papers in a single volume, extending the contents to provide a complete and scholarly review of each subject.

The viruses which infect insects, both good and bad, are explored in a new comprehensive book, edited by two UQ academics. Insect Virology, edited by Dr Sassan Asgari and Dr Karyn N. Johnson from UQ's School of Biological Sciences, offers an insight into the viruses plaguing the insect kingdom.

Insects are infected with a range of viruses and newly emerged diseases associated with pathogenic. Insects are infected by a diverse medley of viruses, and this volume focuses on those insect virus families that are found primarily or exclusively in insects.

All major families of insect-selective viruses are covered except for the baculo­ viruses, which were described in a separate volume of The Viruses. Description Baculoviruses are perhaps unique among viruses in the breadth of their biotechnological applications: these insect specific viruses are used not only for insect pest Book Edition: 1.

About the Author Frances R. Hunter-Fujita and Philip F. Entwistle are the authors of Insect Viruses and Pest Management, published by Wiley. Viruses have a variety of interactions with insect hosts. The insect may be the primary host of the virus or may act as a vector to transmit viruses to alternative plant or animal hosts.

Papers in the Insect Virus section of Viruses span all groups of viruses that infect insect hosts. Manuscripts that represent original and significant. Taxonomically, insect viruses can be classified into 18 different virus families, including 6 families of DNA viruses and 12 families/groups of RNA viruses (Hunter-Fujita et al., ; Regenmortel.

At the same time, insect viruses pose a significant threat to beneficial insects of great value, such as bees and silkworm moths. The collection of reviews and original research papers in this special issue is intended to summarize and showcase current research on the diversity of viruses that are pathogenic for insects.

Insect virus transmission: Different routes to persistence Article (PDF Available) in Current Opinion in Insect Science May with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Get this from a library. The insect viruses.

[Lois K Miller; L Andrew Ball;] -- "This work focuses on those insect virus families found primarily or exclusively in insects, covering all major families of insect-selective viruses except for the baculoviruses which were described. Customers who viewed this book also viewed: Bats and Viruses Avian Virology Insect Molecular Virology Porcine Viruses Viruses of Microorganisms Genes, Genetics and Transgenics for Virus Resistance in Plants DNA Tumour Viruses Enteroviruses Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Influenza Arboviruses Virus.

Viruses have been used to control mites (Reed, ) and rabbits (Fenner, ) but this review is concerned principally with the insect-pathogenic baculoviruses (BVs). Insects are hosts to a wide variety of viruses, including picornaviruses, parvoviruses and poxviruses.

Each of these groups also has representatives infecting vertebrate animals. Insects are infected by a diverse medley of viruses, and this volume focuses on those insect virus families that are found primarily or exclusively in insects.

All major families of insect-selective viruses are covered except for the baculo- viruses, which were described in a separate volume of The Viruses .Insect viruses.

Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Springer, viruses / Roy W. Chamberlain --The sigma virus infection of drosophila melanogaster / Robert Seecof --Plant pathogenic viruses in insects / Karl Maramorosch --A review of the use of insect tissue culture for the study of Book\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library:oclcnum\/a.PLANT VIRUSES AND INSECTS Wayne B.

Hunter U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA The principal families of insect vectors which cause the most damage to agricultural crops through the spread of plant diseases are in the order Hemiptera, and include the aphids,File Size: KB.