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Biosecurity Implications of New Technology and Discovery in Plant Virus Research

  • Robin MacDiarmid mail,

    robin.macdiarmid@plantandfood.co.nz

    Affiliations: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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  • Brendan Rodoni,

    Affiliation: Department of Primary Industries, AgriBio – Centre for Agriobioscience, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

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  • Ulrich Melcher,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Francisco Ochoa-Corona,

    Affiliation: Institute for Microbial Forensics and Food and Agricultural Biosecurity (NIMFFAB), Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Marilyn Roossinck

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: August 01, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003337

About the Authors

Robin MacDiarmid
The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
Robin MacDiarmid
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Brendan Rodoni
Department of Primary Industries, AgriBio – Centre for Agriobioscience, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Ulrich Melcher
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America
Francisco Ochoa-Corona
Institute for Microbial Forensics and Food and Agricultural Biosecurity (NIMFFAB), Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America
Marilyn Roossinck
Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Marilyn Roossinck
Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: robin.macdiarmid@plantandfood.co.nz

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.