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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William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry, North Carolina State University
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture, North Carolina State University
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Recent News and Events
Whiteflies and Cassava Mosaic Virus
RT @DuffyLab: Happy to see Will come back to the states, but bittersweet to see this part of the @NSF PIRE project on cassava vir… https://t.co/wktrbvlDV1
RT @JMusembiMutuku1: Our article on why arboviruses matter when thinking about food and nutritional security is out. Please check it out… https://t.co/9qLphX4Wkm
RT @BecAHub: The BecA team bid farewell to one of our valued post doc scientists today. Will Sharpee worked on the whitefly tran… https://t.co/Eta7DoPM7R
The latter review (and a previous one https://t.co/zFGr3W7gYI) also review the mysterious phenomenon of loss of CMD… https://t.co/2EgmW2MI0x