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Descriptor English: Geminiviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Geminiviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Geminiviridae
Descriptor French: Geminiviridae
Entry term(s): Curtovirus
Curtoviruses
Geminivirus
Geminiviruses
Mastrevirus
Mastreviruses
Topocuvirus
Topocuviruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.350
B04.715.270
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017791
Scope note: A family of plant viruses where the VIRION possesses an unusual morphology consisting of a pair of isometric particles. Transmission occurs via leafhoppers or whitefly. Some viruses cause economically important diseases in cultivated plants. There are four genera: Mastrevirus, Curtovirus, Topocuvirus, and BEGOMOVIRUS.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Previous Indexing: Plant Viruses (1985-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 1997; see GEMINIVIRUS 1994-96
History Note: 1997(1994)
DeCS ID: 32865
Unique ID: D017791
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Geminiviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0026880
Scope note A family of plant viruses where the VIRION possesses an unusual morphology consisting of a pair of isometric particles. Transmission occurs via leafhoppers or whitefly. Some viruses cause economically important diseases in cultivated plants. There are four genera: Mastrevirus, Curtovirus, Topocuvirus, and BEGOMOVIRUS.
Preferred term Geminiviridae
Entry term(s) Geminivirus
Geminiviruses
Mastrevirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0375657
Scope note A genus of the family GEMINIVIRIDAE with narrow host ranges mostly limited to members of Poaceae. Type species is MAIZE STREAK VIRUS.
Preferred term Mastrevirus
Entry term(s) Mastreviruses
Curtovirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0375658
Scope note A genus of the family GEMINIVIRIDAE, whose type species Beet curly top virus has a very wide host range.
Preferred term Curtovirus
Entry term(s) Curtoviruses
Topocuvirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0488367
Scope note A genus of the family GEMINIVIRIDAE with the host range restricted to dicotyledonous plants including tomatoes and kidney beans. The type species is Tomato pseudo-curly top virus.
Preferred term Topocuvirus
Entry term(s) Topocuviruses



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