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Supplemental Information and References: Plant Parts and Their Diseases

Numerous age appropriate books are available for children that discuss plants and how they grow.

2. The American Phytopathological Society publishes a storybook book for children. The publication can be downloaded without charge in English or Spanish using Adobe Acrobat Reader. In addition, an age-appropriate, colorful classroom poster entitled “Healthy Plants - Healthy People” is also available free of charge as a download. Find these materials and additional resources in the K-12 Resource Catalog in this site:

3. Dale Seymour Publications. Pearson Learning.

4. Although written at an advanced level, there is a set of Plant Disease Lessons in this website that includes many more photographs of plant diseases on various kinds of plants that might interest your students.