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 @jblphd: This TME7 (Oko-iyawo) haplotype-resolved assembly is looking great. Agrees beautifully with composite genetic map… https://t.co/3KFY5LufnX
RT @suchard_group: Are you excited to infer the viral symptoms of ancestral lineages? I sure am! See this piece by Darren Martin an… https://t.co/UeNWnJXPLF
RT @chdiep: Linda Hanley-Bowdoin presents work on cassava mosaic disease, caused by begomoviruses (ssDNA). CMD2 resistance locu… https://t.co/FPvPvWvK5L
RT @NextGenCassava: Our scientists are thrilled to be talking cassava and food security all week at #PAG2020. Don't miss the #cassava… https://t.co/KKMkKhB7KC