Virus-resistant Transgenic Plants: Potential Ecological Impact by Mark TepferVirus-resistant Transgenic Plants: Potential Ecological Impact by Mark Tepfer

Virus-resistant Transgenic Plants: Potential Ecological Impact

byMark TepferEditorErvin Balazs

Paperback | January 16, 2013

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These Proceedings evolved from the OECD Co-operative Research Programme workshop on "Potential ecological impact of transgenic plants expressing viral sequencies", held at the Agricultural Biotechnology Center in Gödöllö, Hungary on 24-26 April 1997. The OECD Co-operative Research Programme At the Directorate for Agrieulture of the Organisation for Economie Co-operation and Development (OECD) a co-operative research programme for "Biological Resource Management" has existed since 1990. It foeuses on work in four specific topie areas, one of whieh is "Ecology and utilisation of new organisms" (Theme 3). The activities promoted by this programme are post-doctoral fellowships (announced annually), and the organisation of expert workshops (1-2 workshops per Theme per year). The 26 OECD member countries participating in this programme are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, ltaly, Korea, Japan, the NetherIands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, SwitzerIand, Turkey, the UK, and the USA.
Title:Virus-resistant Transgenic Plants: Potential Ecological ImpactFormat:PaperbackDimensions:126 pagesPublished:January 16, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Evolution; the past, a window on the future?-Systematic search for recombination events in plant viruses and viroids- Different mechanisms of homologous and nonhomologous recombination in brome mosaic virus-Studies on RNA recombination in vivo and in vitro-RNA recombination in viral protein mediated virus resistant transgenic plants-Transgenic plants expressing viral sequences create a favourable environment for recombination between viral sequences-Behaviour of cucumovirus pseudorecombinant and recombinant strains in solanaceous hosts-Recombination between cauliflower mosaic virus and transgenic plants that contain CaMV transgenes: influence of selection pressure on isolation of recombinants-Synergy of virus accumulation and pathogenicity in transgenic plants expressing viral sequences-Risk assessment of transgenic plants expressing the coat protein gene of plum pox potyvirus-Mixed infections and genetic exchange occur in natural populations of cucumber mosaic cucumovirus-The potential of a beneficial satellite RNA of cucumber mosaic virus to acquire deleterious functions: nature versus greenhouses-Ecological impact of transgenic virus-resistance in crop, weed, and wild plant populations (due to potential alterations of plant invasiveness)-Risk assessment of gene flow associated with virus resistant transgenic crop plants-Concluding remarks and recommendations