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Tag Archives: Next Generation Sequencing

Presentation: What we have learned about viruses in SSA and Progress to date on developing new tools for better & quicker virus assessment

This is a review presentation on progress in viruses’ assessment in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The current initiative is development of new tools for quick virus assessment such as, sRNA, tube arrays and LAMP technology. In conclusions, tube arrays are recommended for distribution within hubs. However, the expected Next generation sequencing …

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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.

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