Symptoms include a mosaic and discoloration of leaves, plant stunting, and a dramatic decrease in root yield.
Cassava mosaic virus (CMV) is a viral disease that spreads by whiteflies and the movement of planting materials. CMV is a severe threat to cassava growing regions.
Maintaining a whitefly-free environment is not feasible due to their rapid resistance against insecticides and the spread of diseases from moving infected planting material.
*Names marked in red are considered to be highly poisonous to beneficial insects.
*Names marked in green are considered to be organic and IPM (integrated pest management) compatible.