Transmission of Plant Viruses

Transmission of Plant Viruses

Plant viruses are transmitted from plant to plant in several ways. The mode of transmission includes: Vegetative propagation Mechanically through sap Through seed, pollen, dodder By specific insects, mites, nematodes, and fungi Image Sources: Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Ltd. and https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7917.12470 Transmission by Vegetative Propagation Whenever plants are propagated vegetatively by budding or grafting, any … Read more Transmission of Plant Viruses

Influenza virus- Structure, Types, Life Cycle

Influenza virus- Structure, Types, Life Cycle

Influenza commonly called a flue is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract mainly infects humans and animals. Influenza virus belongs to the family: Orthomyxoviridae The annual attack rate of influenza virus is 5-10% in adults and 20-30% in children. Virus Structure Enveloped virus Has helical nucleocapsid  sense segmented single-stranded RNA Viruses are … Read more Influenza virus- Structure, Types, Life Cycle