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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Family Potyviridae

item Adams, Michael
item Zerbini, Murillo
item French, Roy
item Rabenstein, Frank
item Stenger, Drake
item Valkonen, Jari

Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/15/2011
Publication Date: 11/1/2011
Citation: Adams, M.J., Zerbini, M., French, R.C., Rabenstein, F., Stenger, D.C., Valkonen, J. 2011. Family Potyviridae. In King, A. M. Q., Adams, M. J., Carstens, E. B., Lefkowitz, E. J. (eds.), The International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses, 9th Report. Elsevier/Academic Press, London. p. 1069-1089.

Interpretive Summary: A revised description of virus species and genera of plant-infecting potyviruses is presented. The description will constitute a chapter to be included within the International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses 9th Report.

Technical Abstract: The International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses potyvirus study group has revised the description of the family Potyviridae for inclusion in the ICTV 9th 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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