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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Family Geminiviridae

Authors
item Stanley, J - JOHN INNES INSTI U.K.
item Bisaro, D - OHIO STATE UNI
item Briddon, R - JOHN INNES INSTI U.K.
item Brown, T - UNI OF ARIZONA
item Fauquet, C - DANFORTH CTR, ST LOUIS
item Harrison, B - SCOTTISH CROPS RES INSTI
item Rybicki, E - U OF CAPE TOWN,S AFRICA
item Stenger, Drake

Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: November 30, 2003
Publication Date: January 1, 2005
Citation: Stanley, J., Bisaro, D.M., Briddon, R.W., Brown, T.K., Fauquet, C.M., Harrison, B.D., Rybicki, E.P., Stenger, D.C. 2005. Family geminiviridae. In The International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses, 8th Report. Eds. Fauquet, C. M., Mayo, M. A., Maniloff, J., Desselberger, U., and Ball, L. A. Elsevier/Academic Press, London. pp. 301-326.

Interpretive Summary: A revised description of virus species and genera of plant-infecting geminiviruses is presented. The description will constitute a chapter to be included within the International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses 8th Report.

Technical Abstract: The International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses geminivirus study group has revised the description of the family Geminiviridae for inclusion in the ICTV 8th report. Characteristic features of each genus within the family is presented. Revised criteria for demarcation and nomenclature of viral species within each genus is listed, along with the most current listing of definitive and tentative virus species.

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