Geminiviruses are plant viruses which have single-stranded circular DNA genomes encoding genes that diverge in both directions from a virion strand origin of replication (i.e. geminivirus genomes are ambisense). According to the Baltimore classification they are considered class II viruses. It is the largest known family of single stranded DNA vir...
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<virology> A family of plant viruses where the virions possess an unusual morphology consisting of a pair of isometric particles. ... Transmission occurs via leafhoppers or whitefly and some viruses cause economically important diseases in cultivated plants. There are three genera: subgroup I geminivirus, subgroup II geminivirus, and subgroup...
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