Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/30/2003
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
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.