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Hurst, Christon J.

Studies in Viral Ecology, Volume 1: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems

Hurst, Christon J. - Studies in Viral Ecology, Volume 1: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, ebook

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This book explains the ecology of viruses by examining their interactive dynamics with their hosting species (in this volume, in microbes and plants), including the types of transmission cycles that viruses have evolved encompassing principal and alternate hosts, vehicles, and vectoring species. Examining virology from an organismal biology approach and focusing on the concept that viral infections represent areas of overlap in the ecologies of the involved species, Viral Ecology is essential for students and professionals who either may be non-virologists or virologists whose previous familiarity has been very specialized.

Keywords: viral ecology, ecology of viruses, virology, microbial host systems, botanical host systems, viral taxonomy, virus morphology, viroids, prions, Plant Pathology, Microbial Ecology, Plant Pathology, Microbial Ecology

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
360 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118025659
Printed ISBN
9780470623961

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