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
“Could tolerating disease be better than fighting it?” Nice spotlight of @theAyresLab #diseaseTolerance New releva… https://t.co/5TmXMO6wR7
RT @tumwegamire: Enhanced cassava virus diagnostic capacities using a real-Time PCR at #RAB & #ISABU to improve virus resistance bre… https://t.co/wzgiulZla3
RT @tumwegamire: Two-node stem cutting technique is handy and useful to macro-propagate virus indexed hardened cassava plantlets for… https://t.co/UR50pOUuoV
@laura_boykin Indeed, it is strange that there are no South American or African co-authors on the paper, given that… https://t.co/LHy4g8lPxk