Authors: Partitiviridae


Eeva Vainio*
Partitiviridae Study Group Chair
Natural Resources Institute Finland
Latokartanonkaari 9
FI-00790 Helsinki, FINLAND

Sotaro Chiba
Plant Pathology Lab
Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences
Asian Satellite Campuses Institute
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-0861, Japan

Said A. Ghabrial
Emeritus Professor
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546

Edgar Maiss**
Institute of Horticultural Production Systems
Leibniz University Hannover
Hannover, 30419

Marilyn Roossinck
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park
PA 16802, USA

Sead Sabanadzovic
Departement of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS39762, USA
E-mail: or

Nobuhiro Suzuki
Institute of Plant Science and Resources
Okayama University, Chuo 2-20-1
Kurashiki, 710-0046, Japan

Jiatao Xie
Plant Pathology Department
College of Plant Science and Technology
Huazhong Agricultural University
Wuhan, 430070, Hubei Province, PR China
Tel: +086 18502736960

Max Nibert
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunobiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115, USA

* to whom correspondence should be addressed

** Former member of Partitiviridae Study Group

The chapter in the Ninth ICTV Report, which served as the template for this chapter, was contributed by Ghabrial, S.A., Nibert, M.L., Maiss, E., Lesker, T., Baker, T.S. and Tao, Y.J.