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 @CassavaPlus: Great profile of one of our @DanforthCenter partner scientists in the quest to develop healthier, more nutritious c… https://t.co/4Bqj88X4jS
@GCP21cassava @ACAI_IITA Horrible news. Discouraging to hear that the virus has spread since the report last year. https://t.co/1woaBqDxM2
@edrybicki Nice summary @EstherNgumbi! What do you think Ed? What should we grow in indoor farms besides microgreens and 𝘕 𝘣𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘢𝘯𝘢?
@katietombbsrc Congrats on graduating and on your new gig!