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 @CONNECTED_Virus: Cassava seed systems, control of CMD and CBSD, plus IPM approaches... join our free #onlineseminar on Thursday 19th… https://t.co/khEtiviWaC
RT @IITA_CGIAR: On May 12, 2022, @CGIAR as part of marking the #PlantHealthDay launched the Plant Health and Rapid Response to Prot… https://t.co/fBsbeJlXdk
RT @jamesplegg: 🌿Multi-spectral Cassava🌿 Multi-spectral imaging can detect cassava brown streak disease > 1 month before symptoms… https://t.co/uQzXn5z2dp
For more on this technology, see Peng et al. 2022 https://t.co/s3EkgHTCc6 See also the similar work of @GodliverO… https://t.co/kHIBk9BwcI