Viruses in the family have a mono-, bi- or tripartite positive-sense RNA genome of 13–19 kb, and non-enveloped, filamentous particles 650–2200 nm long and 12 nm in diameter. They infect plants, mainly dicots, many of which are fruit crops. This is a summary of the ICTV Report on the family , which is available at ictv.global/report/closteroviridae.

This study was supported by the:
  • Wellcome Trust (GB) (Award WT108418AIA)
    • Principle Award Recipient: ICTV Consortium
  • This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

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