viruses

Doug Stemke dstemke at umabnet.ab.umd.edu
Tue Aug 27 10:22:17 EST 1996


On Fri, 23 Aug 1996, WE.Chan wrote:

> Do plant viruses affect humans?  If they do in what sense?  
> 
> Erwin
> 
> 
To the best of my knowledge they cannot infect humans.  However, they do
affect humans in the amount of crop damage, of course.  It may well range
in the billions of dollars of damage and food shortages in areas with
limited crop selections.

Doug




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