Cassava mosaic geminiviruses in Africa

@article{Legg2004CassavaMG,
  title={Cassava mosaic geminiviruses in Africa},
  author={James Peter Legg and Claude M. Fauquet},
  journal={Plant Molecular Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={56},
  pages={585-599}
}
Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) caused by cassava mosaic geminiviruses (CMGs) (Geminiviridae:Begomovirus) is undoubtedly the most important constraint to the production of cassava in Africa at the outset of the 21st century. Although the disease was recorded for the first time in the latter part of the 19th century, for much of the intervening period it has been relatively benign in most of the areas where it occurs and has generally been considered to be of minor economic significance. Towards… CONTINUE READING
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