Why prioritize the Cassava Mosaic Virus?
Cassava is a major food crop in Africa and Asia. Cassava can grow under drought, high temperature and poor soil conditions, but its production is severely limited by viral diseases. Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) is one of the most economically important crop diseases in Africa.
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William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry, North Carolina State University
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture, North Carolina State University
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Whiteflies and Cassava Mosaic Virus
@profvrr Duffy lab currently discussing the new paper from Mang Shi et al. in lab meeting. Look forward to hearing… https://t.co/XjNUzRTeHU
Lanai: A small, fast growing tomato variety is an excellent model system for studying geminiviruses… https://t.co/PdscBOallD
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RT @laura_boykin: Cassava farmers’ field day celebrated in Mbinga - https://t.co/D6KTgj8zwr So proud of the MARI team in TZ.They are making a real difference