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Degeneration in quality of cassava planting material due to infection by cassava brown streak viruses
(Makerere University, 2018-12)
This study aimed at quantifying degeneration of cassava planting materials as a result of infection by CBSVs. Four cassava varieties (NASE 14, NASE 15, NAROCASS 1 and TME 204) were evaluated for their responses and ...
Incidence and molecular variability of cassava brown streak disease in Rwanda
(Makerere University, 2018)
In Rwanda, despite the importance of cassava as staple food, its production is greatly limited by biotic and abiotic constrains leading to poor yields. One of the most important constraints to cassava production is the ...
Silencing of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases (MAPK) Fus3 and Slt2 in Pseudocercospora fijiensis reduces growth and virulence on host plants
(Frontiers in Plant Science, 2018-03-13)
Pseudocercospora fijiensis, causal agent of the black Sigatoka disease (BSD) of Musa spp., has spread globally since its discovery in Fiji 1963 to all the banana and plantain growing areas across the globe. It is becoming ...