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SASHA Brief 2016: Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics

Virus infection, by a number of different types of viruses, is among the most important constraints of sweetpotato production globally and especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Among the more than 30 described viruses infecting sweetpotato, Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV) and SPFMV are considered the most wide-spread and devastating, …
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Expression of sweetpotato feathery mottle virus coat protein and production of specific anti-serum for diagnostic aspects

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) has a diverse range of positive characteristics including high yield per unit area, nutritional value, and resistance to several production stresses. However, diagnostics aspects for detection of sweetpotato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) are not well understood. This paper documents such aspect via expression of SPFMV coat …
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