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African smallholder farmers need to become virus detectors
Tags: CASSAVA, CROPS, DISEASE, SMALL-SCALE FARMING, EASTERN AFRICA, CENTRAL AFRICA, FOOD SECURITY, PEST INFESTATIONS,
Plant viruses are threatening the livelihoods of farmers and food security by attacking vital food crops in East and Central African countries. Cassava is the staple in most of these countries and it is one of the hardest hit crops.