chapter  3
Genes Involved in Insect-Mediated Transmission of Plant Viruses
ByJuan José Lopez-Moya
Pages 32

Plant viruses are important pathogens that challenge the yield and quality of crops worldwide. One of The major obstacles to implementing efficient virus control strategies is our incomplete knowledge of how viruses arc spread from plant to plant by vector organisms. Insects form a large group and arc the most important vectors of plant viruses.