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 @mfregene77: Granulated roasted cassava flour, farinha in Brazil, Mozambique and Angola, and garri in West Africa, fed the Child… https://t.co/LOSBSBgM3e
RT @mfregene77: Cassava flour, both the roasted granulated flour and the dried mulled version have fed hundreds of millions of Afri… https://t.co/8f2W0jcrnG
RT @mfregene77: These are both a few uses of this versatile crop that drives a billion dollar starch industry in SE Asia -Thailand,… https://t.co/m0FXk6kvWa
RT @ADjikeng: @ILRI, @CGIAR - Sharing my latest update covering activities in May 2023. https://t.co/3e2icmQzbk