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
The latter review (and a previous one https://t.co/zFGr3W7gYI) also review the mysterious phenomenon of loss of CMD… https://t.co/2EgmW2MI0x
Crispr-Cas9 escape study by Mehta et al. https://t.co/Hb3bD5Iuin highlighted in recent perspectives by Rybicki… https://t.co/iDUA1MrlHd
RT @jamesplegg: 🇰🇲 Cassava Disease Comoros 🇰🇲 One step into a cassava field on Grand Comore, largest island of the #Comoros, & it'… https://t.co/Pgrk4J8h7Z
RT @CONNECTED_Virus: #FactFriday *Some 93 per cent of the world's yam is produced in Western Africa *That's over 61 million tonnes *A… https://t.co/vN3cdSYela