Plant Pathology Jeopardy
PLANTS, PATHOGENS, AND PEOPLE - 1 (undergraduates, general education)
Categories: Life Cycles of the Rich and Mostly Fungus, The Famous and Not So Famous, What's Causing This?, Elementary Epidemics, What Does It Mean?, Stop That Disease
LIFE CYCLES OF THE RICH AND MOSTLY FUNGUS
$100 The inoculum that initiates a disease cycle.
$200 The sexual spore of an Ascomycete.
$300 A pathogen that only completes one disease cycle during a growing season.
$400 Cell division or asexual reproduction in bacteria.
$500 Reduction division from one diploid to (usually) four haploid nuclei.
THE FAMOUS AND NOT SO FAMOUS
$100 He discovered Bordeaux mixture.
PIERRE MARIE ALEXIS MILLARDET
$200 He studied inheritance of dominant and recessive traits in peas.
$300 He was the first to propose that bacteria could cause plant diseases.
$400 He devised a set of steps to prove pathogenicity.
$500 He invented the bacterial mutagenesis test for carcinogenicity.
WHAT'S CAUSING THIS?
$100 Phytophthora infestans.
LATE BLIGHT OF POTATO
$200 Southern corn leaf blight.
$300 Hemilea vastatrix.
$400 Caused the Bengal Famine.
$500 Erwinia stewartii.
STEWART'S WILT IN CORN
$100 Pathogen, host, environment.
PLANT DISEASE TRIANGLE
$200 The increase of a disease in a population with time.
$300 Extended monsoon rains.
ENVIRONMENT THAT LED TO THE BENGAL FAMINE
$400 Conferred susceptibility to Southern corn leaf blight.
TEXAS MALE STERILE CYTOPLASM
$500 Combination of strategies to reduce losses to pests and pathogens.
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
SOUTH AMERICAN LEAF BLIGHT (OF RUBBER)
STOP THAT DISEASE
$100 A chemical that kills fungi.
$200 The method used to control Southern corn leaf blight.
$300 A pesticide that stays on the surface of a plant.
$400 Method used several times to control citrus canker in Florida.
$500 The law that changed the zero tolerance for carcinogens in food.
FOOD QUALITY PROTECTION ACT
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Updated: July 7, 2001