Preface. A short History of Warfare Emphasising the biological Aspects; D.J. Osborne.- Crop Viruses and Virus Diseases: A Global Perspective; J.M. Thresh.- Plant Viruses in European Agriculture: Current Problems and Future Aspects; R.A.A. Van der Vlugt.- Significant Ways to spread Plant Virus Diseases in agricultural Ecosystems: Is Agroterrorism possible?; G. Adam.- Soil-borne Viruses of Crop Plants - Potential Agents for bioterrorist Attacks?; T. Kühne.- Genomic Approaches in Virus Diagnostics: A personal Assessment of Realities when faced with Viruses in a Plant Biosecurity Context; J.I. Cooper.- Molecular Methods for Detection and Quantitation of Viruses in Aphids; M. Cambra.- The Use of monoclonal Antibodies in Plant Protection and for Studying Virus-induced pathogenic Processes; T. Erokhina.- Identification of Plant Host Factors interacting with Viruses: Novel Targets for Virus Control; M. Taliansky.- Current View on Host Components involved in Plant Virus intercellular Trafficking; S. Morozov.- Abiotic environmental Factors: Effects on Epidemiology of Plant Virus Infections; V. Polischuk.- Somaclonal Variation as a Source of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus-Resistance in Plants; I.S. Shcherbatenko.- List of contributors.- Index.
Hitherto neglected coverage of biosecurity impacts of plant pathogenic viruses
Discussion of management needs, opportunities and constraints
Free from the scare-mongering that usually envelops the subject