This timely book attests to the huge diversity of research in plant molecular virology. Written by world authorities in the field, the book opens with two chapters on the translation and replication of viral RNA. Following chapters cover topics such as viral movement within and between plants, plant responses to viral infection, antiviral control measures, virus evolution, and newly emerging plant viruses. To close, there are two chapters on biotechnological applications of plant viruses. Throughout the book the focus is on the most recent cutting-edge research, making this book essential reading for everyone, from researchers and scholars to students, working with plant viruses.