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Vector-Mediated Transmission of Plant Pathogens
Vector-Mediated Transmission of Plant Pathogens
More than 500 Pages and 81 Contributors!

  • Unravel the complexities behind pathogen-vector interactions at the mechanistic, biochemical, cellular-tissue-organ, and functional genomics levels
  • Covers all major vector types, key pathogens, and details of their interactions
  • An ideal reference for students and experts of vector biology and its related disciplines
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    The study of vector biology encompasses various disciplines and levels of pursuit, each one examined separately and then collaboratively with the others to holistically explain the range of vector activities, like host-finding, feeding, and dispersal.

    This comprehensive monograph explains in detail the complex range of factors and interactions related to the vector-mediated transmission of plant pathogens, including…

    • The various types of vectors involved, including arthropods, mites, fungi, and organisms once classified as fungal pathogens, nematodes, and trypanosomatids.
    • A variety of key pathogens, including eubacteria, fungi, plant pathogenic nematodes, as well as plant RNA and DNA viruses
    • The many mechanistic and ecological roles related to vector-mediated transmission
    • The pathogen’s coevolved interactions with particular type and parts of the vector at hand
    • The defined pathways between the vector and host
    • Specific retention-inoculation characteristics in relation to the vector and plant host

    Each chapter offers detailed examples of particular pathogen-vector interaction modes, tying together many years of research to advance the understanding of pathogen-vector biology and interactions at biochemical, cellular-tissue-organ, and functional genomics levels.

    The final section includes short treatises on a number of emerging pathogen-vector complexes which will require further research. They were written with the goal of inspiring students and researchers to continue to advance this important field of study.

    Vector-Mediated Transmission of Plant Pathogens spans the disciplines of plant pathology, virology, bacteriology, mycology, entomology, and ecology. It is an ideal textbook and reference for students, professors, and all those who study or specialize in vector biology in general—or in relation to any of these disciplines.

    Please see the preface here.

    Vector-Mediated Transmission of Plant Pathogens


    Part 1. Biochemical, Genetic, and Genomic Considerations


    CHAPTER 1 Chemical Ecology of Aphid-Transmitted Plant Viruses

    Sanford D. Eigenbrode and Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez


    CHAPTER 2 Dissecting the Multifaceted Mechanisms That Drive Leafhopper Host–Phytoplasma Specificity

    Assunta Bertaccini, Kenro Oshima, Shigeyuki Kakizawa, Bojan Duduk, and Shigetou Namba


    Part 2. Noncirculative Pathogen–Insect Vector Interactions: Stylet-Borne and/or Mouthpart-Borne Pathogens (Nonpersistent)


    CHAPTER 3 Aphid Behavior and the Transmission of Noncirculative Viruses

    Alberto Fereres


    CHAPTER 4 Whitefly Feeding Behavior and Transmission of Noncirculative Plant Viruses

    James Ng and Gregory P. Walker


    CHAPTER 5 Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Noncirculative Virus–Vector Interactions

    Marilyne Uzest and Stéphane Blanc


    CHAPTER 6 Dutch Elm Disease and Elm Bark Beetles: Pathogen–Insect Interaction

    Massimo Faccoli and Alberto Santini


    CHAPTER 7 Pine Wilt and Red Ring, Lethal Plant Diseases Caused by Insect-Mediated Bursaphelenchus Nematodes

    Natsumi Kanzaki and Robin M. Giblin-Davis


    Part 3. Noncirculative Pathogen–Insect Vector Interactions: Foregut-Borne Pathogens (Semipersistent)


    CHAPTER 8 Semipersistent Whitefly-Transmitted Viruses: Criniviruses

    William M. Wintermantel


    CHAPTER 9 Citrus tristeza virus–Aphid Interactions

    S. J. Harper, R. K. Yokomi, and W. O. Dawson


    CHAPTER 10 Beetle Transmission: A Unique Alliance of Virus, Vector, and Host

    Sue A. Tolin, Marie A. C. Langham, and Rose C. Gergerich


    CHAPTER 11 Virus Transmission by Mealybugs and Soft Scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)

    Etienne Herrbach, Jean Le Maguet, and Gérard Hommay


    Part 4. Noncirculative Pathogen–Insect Vector Interactions: Foregut-Borne Pathogens (Persistent)


    CHAPTER 12 Xylella fastidiosa Vector Transmission Biology

    Rodrigo P. P. Almeida


    CHAPTER 13 Sharpshooter Feeding Behavior in Relation to Transmission of Xylella fastidiosa: A Model for Foregut-Borne Transmission Mechanisms

    Elaine A. Backus


    CHAPTER 14 Transmission Ecology and Epidemiology of the Citrus Variegated Chlorosis Strain of Xylella fastidiosa

    João R. Spotti Lopes and Rodrigo Krugner


    Part 5. Circulative (Persistent) Pathogen–Vector Complexes: Nonpropagative


    CHAPTER 15 Bemisia tabaci-Mediated Transmission of Begomoviruses: History and Anatomical, Biological, and Cellular Interactions

    Joseph M. Cicero and Judith K. Brown


    CHAPTER 16 Mastreviruses: Tropical and Temperate Leafhopper-Borne Geminiviruses

    Anders Kvarnheden, Jean-Michel Lett, and Michel Peterschmitt


    CHAPTER 17 Transmission of Curtoviruses (Beet curly top virus) by the Beet Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus)

    Li-Fang Chen and Robert L. Gilbertson


    CHAPTER 18 Eriophyid Mite Vectors of Plant Viruses

    Drake C. Stenger, Gary L. Hein, Satyanarayana Tatineni, and Roy French


    Part 6. Circulative (Persistent) Pathogen–Vector Complexes: Propagative


    CHAPTER 19 Maize Rhabdovirus–Vector Transmission

    Margaret G. Redinbaugh and El-Desouky Ammar


    CHAPTER 20 Tospovirus–Thrips Biology

    Mauricio Montero-Astúa, Candice A. Stafford-Banks, Ismael E. Badillo-Vargas, Dorith Rotenberg, Diane E. Ullman, and Anna E. Whitfield


    CHAPTER 21 Brevipalpus spp. (Acari: Tenuipalpidae): Vectors of Cytoplasmic and Nuclear Viruses in Plants

    Jose Carlos Verle Rodrigues, Carl C. Childers, and Elliot W. Kitajima


    CHAPTER 22 Insect Transmission of Phytoplasmas

    Domenico Bosco and Cristina Marzachì


    CHAPTER 23 Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease: A Model for True Bug–Bacteria Relationships

    Astri Wayadande, Jacqueline Fletcher, and Benny Bruton


    CHAPTER 24 Olpidium-Transmitted Viruses

    D’Ann Rochon


    CHAPTER 25 Polymyxa Species and the Viruses They Vector—With Emphasis on Benyviruses and Furoviruses

    Madeleine Smith and Charles Rush


    CHAPTER 26 Nematode-Borne Plant Viruses

    Stuart A. MacFarlane, Inga Zasada, Olivier Lemaire, and Gérard Demangeat


    CHAPTER 27 Heteroptera and Plant Trypanosomatids (Phytomonas spp.)

    Michel Dollet


    CHAPTER 28 Psyllid-Transmitted Candidatus Liberibacter Species Infecting Citrus and Solanaceous Hosts

    Judith K. Brown, Joseph M. Cicero, and Tonja W. Fisher


    Part 7. Emerging Pathogen–Vector Complexes


    CHAPTER 29 Rice yellow mottle virus

    Oumar Traoré and Denis Fargette


    CHAPTER 30 Torradoviruses

    Martin Verbeek, Annette M. Dullemans, and René A. A. van der Vlugt


    CHAPTER 31 Ipomoviruses

    Susan E. Webb, Scott Adkins, M. N. Maruthi, and James P. Legg


    CHAPTER 32 Cowpea mild mottle virus

    Alan A. Brunt


    CHAPTER 33 Transmission of Viruses from Sweetpotatoes and Wild Species of Convolvulaceae in East Africa: Many Gaps to Fill

    Arthur K. Tugume, Settumba B. Mukasa, and Jari P. T. Valkonen


    CHAPTER 34 Aphid Transmission of Viruses of the Family Nanoviridae

    H. Josef Vetten, Bruno Gronenborn, and Alberto Bressan


    GLOSSARY

    INDEX

    "Informative, instructive, impressively written, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Vector-Mediated Transmission of Plant Pathogens" whould be a core part of every professional, college, and university library agricultural science collection in general, and plant pathology supplemental studies reading lists in particular."
    —Reviewer's Bookwatch
    Publish Date: 2016
    Format: 8.5” × 11” hardcover
    ISBN: 978-0-89054-516-4
    Pages: 510
    Images: 171 images
    Publication Weight: 6 lbs

    Edited by Judith K. Brown

    List Price:395.00

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