Comparing the regional epidemiology of the Cassava mosaic and Cassava brown streak virus
pandemics in Africa.
The disease is caused by two distinct viruses, Cassava brown streak virus [2, 3] and Ugandan Cassava brown streak virus [4, 5] (family, Potyviridae: genus, Ipomovirus).
Cassava brown streak virus was not transmitted through seeds which support earlier findings .
[3.] Monger WA, Seal S, Isaac AM and GD Foster Molecular Characterization of cassava brown streak virus coat protein.
Taylor's research team that includes partners in Kenya and Uganda, are in the early stages of developing cassava varieties that are resistant to Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) and Cassava Brown Streak Virus
Aleurodicus dispersus has been reported as a vector of cassava brown streak virus (CBSV), a Begomovirus, in Kenya (Mware 2010).
Efficiency of cassava brown streak virus transmission by two whitefly species in coastal Kenya.
This might be due to the higher accumulation of virus particles in older leaves as compared to younger leaves, as earlier reported for cassava brown streak virus
(Ogwok et al., 2010).
Its draft genome, about 95 percent complete, has already served up leads on three genes that may help the plants resist diseases, such as the cassava brown streak virus
that's now decimating crops in the Lake Victoria region.
The disease is caused by Cassava brown streak virus (CBSV) (family, Potyviridae: genus, Ipomovirus), [3, 4].
Cassava brown streak virus (CBSV) was detected from non-necrotic cortical root tissue, peelings from tender stem, young tender leaves, flowers, fruits, youngest symptomatic leaves and mature leaves with clear symptoms.
Cassava brown streak virus was not detected in seeds, mature stem peelings or necrotic root tissue.