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Poster: Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics

Virus infection, by a number of different types of viruses, is one of the most important constraints to sweetpotato production globally, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV) and Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) are considered to be the most widespread and are particularly devastating when …

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Sweetpotato Viruses

Sweetpotato (SP) (Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam) is a dicotyledonous perennial root tuber plant belonging to Convolvulaceae family. Ipomoea is one genus among 55 Convolvulaceae genera. Most of it’s 500 species are ploidy ranging 2x to 6x with SP possessing both 4x and 6x. SP has economic significance with global production …

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