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SASHA Brief 2014: Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics

Genomes of virus species and strains infecting sweetpotato in East, Southern and West Africa have been determined by next generation sequencing (NGS). This brief presents this new diagnostic tool developed to detect all sweetpotato viruses simultaneously and the progressive improvements.


Kreuze, J. and Boonham, N. 2014. Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics. International Potato Center (CIP).