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August 11th, 2013

Cassava that resists two of the most severe viruses may soon reach Africa. Developed by researchers in Switzerland, a recently published story reveals that the new variety is successful at resisting the brown streak and mosaic viruses in addition to being drought resistant.  The researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich hope to work with fellow researchers in Africa to conduct further field trials.  [read more]