Problems of Insect-Borne Virus Diseases of Fruit Trees in Asia

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The production of new commercial fruit crops in the Asian and Pacific region has meant the appearance of new virus diseases. This paper reviews virus or virus like-diseases vectored by insects found in passionfruit, longan and other fruit crops in Asia. It warns that some diseases which now appear minor have the potential of causing severe damage in the future.

Authors: 
Meisaku Koizumi
Publisher: 
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center, Taiwan
Year: 
1995