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 @KerryMauck: #IPVE2019 W. Siriwan discussing an emerging outbreak of Cassava mosaic disease in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand.… https://t.co/E5mkJd9RpV
Great video! Look forward to phylogenetic and infectious clone analyses of grapevine red blotch disease… https://t.co/l9BJ5TBSVv
RT @jamesplegg: 🇨🇩🌿Together in the fight 🌿🇹🇭 Clerisse Casinga of @IITA_CGIAR in DR Congo & Siriwan Wanwisa of Kasatsert Uni, Thail… https://t.co/4i8nmoKUun
RT @KerryMauck: #IPVE2019 Great talk by Alana Jacobson about genetic diversity of thrips vectors relative to Tomato spotted wilt vi… https://t.co/Wjzq3pQ6kt