is a family of plant viruses (nanovirids) whose members have small isometric virions and multipartite, circular, single-stranded (css) DNA genomes. Each of the six (genus ) or eight (genus ) genomic DNAs is 0.9–1.1 kb and is separately encapsidated. Many isolates are associated with satellite-like cssDNAs (alphasatellites) of 1.0–1.1 kb. Hosts are eudicots, predominantly legumes (genus ), and monocotyledons, predominantly in the order Zingiberales (genus ). Nanovirids require a virus-encoded helper factor for transmission by aphids in a circulative, non-propagative manner. This is a summary of the ICTV Report on the family , which is available at ictv.global/report/nanoviridae.

Keyword(s): ICTV Report , Nanoviridae and taxonomy
This study was supported by the:
  • Wellcome Trust (Award WT108418AIA)
    • Principle Award Recipient: ICTVConsortium
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