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CROP VIRUSES AND VIRUS DISEASES: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

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Abstract

Viruses were distinguished as a separate group of plant pathogens in the 1890s, as a consequence of pioneering studies in Russia and the Netherlands (Bos, 2000). They have since received much attention from plant pathologists and more recently from molecular biologists. Nevertheless, the information available on the distribution, prevalence, and importance of plant viruses and the diseases they cause is still incomplete and any attempt to present a global perspective is fraught with difficulties.

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Plant Virus Soybean Mosaic Virus Soybean Aphid Cassava Mosaic Disease Vegetative Propagule 
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