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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Whiteflies and Cassava Mosaic Virus
RT @capsid_guy: A comprehensive review on CRESS-DNA viruses from Lele Zhao @karyna_rosario @virome_girl and @DuffyLab… https://t.co/bCcdRWDwl2
RT @DuffyLab: Postdoctoral women in microbiology (broadly defined): this is an amazing program, consider applying to enhance your… https://t.co/23uZmxnE8o
@jamesplegg You prefer to refer to Kiroba as 'moderately resistant' rather than tolerant? Were virus loads measured… https://t.co/ZLn99B9Jn8
RT @laura_boykin: Afternoon session kicking off with the #sequencing4farmers team giving an East African perspective #poresafari. https://t.co/2flhcKEAWQ
@laura_boykin Two of us will see you at JKUAT on Nov 13 -- thanks to you and Dr. Ateka for organizing. Hope to talk CBSD too.