a high degree of african streak virus diversity within nigerian maize fields includes a new mastrevirus from axonopus compressus.the a-strain of maize streak virus (msv-a; genus mastrevirus, family geminiviridae), the causal agent of maize streak disease, places a major constraint on maize production throughout sub-saharan africa. in west-african countries such as nigeria, where maize is not cultivated year-round, this msv strain is forced to overwinter in non-maize hosts. in order to both identify uncultivated grasses that might harbour msv-a during the winter season and further characterise the diversity of related maiz ...201424796552
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