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Chapter One
Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

Internet Resources

  

APSnet Education Center 
       K–12 News and Views Archive
                On the Famine Trail—December, 2001
       Plant Disease Lesson
                Late blight of potato and tomato

Genome Sequencing of Phytophthora infestans
        HEAR a discussion about the recent genome sequencing of P. infestans and how
        it may lead to a better understanding of how to fight late blight
        SEE a video of the 2009 late blight epidemic on a tomato farm in the Northeast

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site of Canada

Plants, Pathogens, and People
        GO TO Resources, Diseases, Late Blight of Potatoes for information
        GO TO Activities, Pathogens, Late Blight for virtual laboratories.