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- Mhone, Albert, et al. Show all 29 Authors
- Food security 2018 v.10 no.2 pp. 351-368
- Cassava brown streak virus; breeding programs; cassava; clones; germplasm exchange; human resources; income; infrastructure; micropropagation; plant health; plantlets; tissue culture; tropical agriculture; viruses; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Tanzania; Uganda
- ... Cassava varieties resistant to cassava mosaic disease (CMD) and cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) are needed for the food and income security of the rural poor in eastern and southern Africa (ESA). The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture led five national cassava breeding programs (Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) in virus-cleaning and exchanging elite cassava germplas ...
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- Phytopathologische Zeitschrift 2016 v.164 no.2 pp. 86-93
- cassava; coasts; crop losses; food security; humans; leaves; necrosis; root rot; stems; surveys; tissues; villages; viruses; Great Lakes region; Kenya; Malawi; Tanzania; Uganda
- ... Cassava brown streak disease is endemic to the coastal regions of East Africa, and from around 2004, the disease resurged and became epidemic in the Great Lakes Region, where it continues to spread. In both these areas, cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) leaf symptoms occur at high incidences. However, it is the associated symptom of root rot (necrosis) in the starch‐bearing tissues that renders ...