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 @jamesplegg: 🇳🇬🌿Biofortified Cassava 🌿🇳🇬 PhD Student Kolade Akinsanya from #Nigeria & working with IITA shows the importance of… https://t.co/9U4qatAaJe
RT @wolfemd: Happy belated Cassava day, everyone! It’s been way too long since I’ve spent a day in the hot Nigerian sun with… https://t.co/2deaJgWDdv
RT @2blades: USDA Awards 2Blades $650,000 to Study Wild Wheat & Help Prevent Diseases Now Costing Wheat Farmers $3 Billion Each… https://t.co/DO7oUr2Lob
RT @FolimonovaLab: ASV and non-ASV members are welcome to participate in the virtual Plant Viruses I and II workshops on June 15-16.… https://t.co/KxB1cECWzJ