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
New review: Whitefly-transmitted viruses threatening cassava production in Africa (Jacobson, Duffy, and Sseruwagi;… https://t.co/bSUuVcDv5U
RT @ACIARAustralia: Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) is threatening the livelihoods of 15 million farmers in Southeast Asia. We're funding… https://t.co/ekF7e7uJxv
RT @Varsani_lab: For the FANS of segmented and multipartite viruses - see our review titled "Notes on recombination and reassortment… https://t.co/m90Qp5oCXg
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