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
@GCP21cassava @gatesfoundation @Leibniz_DSMZ_en An interesting piece! There is certainly a lot of buzz in the commu… https://t.co/uoLJ2vYIYq
@tjcteng the page and the flier say the deadline was Jan 1.... sorry I missed this! - steen
RT @NextGenCassava: Breeding isn't just about making sure a plant works perfectly: it's also about bringing it to the places where prob… https://t.co/N78XNhJ5sk
RT @NextGenCassava: In 2018, many Tanzanian cassava farmers lost their crops to disease. A new documentary from Cornell shares the stor… https://t.co/1KPoJotj8N
Thanks to all of you for a great 2018, particularly everyone who helped make our project meeting @BecAHub a success