Zeyimo BAKELANA is a research assistant working with the National Cassava Program of INERA in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR. Congo). INERA is the National Agriculture Research Institute and is a public institution.

Tony holds a Master degree in agriculture (plant protection). He has studied relationships between the whitefly vector Bemisia tabaci population abundance and the cassava mosaic disease incidence in different agro-ecological zones of DR. Congo. He has identified viruses involved in the spread of cassava mosaic disease in DR. Congo, especially ACMD (African Cassava Mosaic Diseases).











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