Plant Pathology Jeopardy
DISEASES OF HORTICULTURAL
CROPS - 2
(undergraduate and graduate students)
Categories: Acronyms, Sleep Sleep Sleep, Parts is Parts, Down and Dirty, Black & White, Tater Topics II
$300 Agency responsible for certification of fruit tree propagation stock.
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SLEEP SLEEP SLEEP (resting/overwintering of pathogen causing disease)
$100 Fusarium wilt of tomato.
$200 White mold of bean.
$300 Potato ring rot.
$400 Erwinia stewartii.
$500 Tomato ringspot virus.
PARTS IS PARTS (vegetatively propagated crops)
$100 General term for the procedure for testing to determine pathogen presence in cuttings etc.
$200 Type of plant part/cutting used to eliminate vascular pathogens.
$300 Cultural procedure used to eliminate some viruses from cuttings or budwood.
$400 A floricultural crop where tissue culture propagation is routinely used to produce selling stock.
$500 Pre-biotech term for a somatic variant including those differing in disease reaction.
DOWN & DIRTY
$100 A vascular wilt caused by a non-specific soil-borne fungus.
$200 A vascular wilt caused by a soil-borne fungus which has many host-specific forms.
$300 Root rot of pea caused by a water mold.
$400 The most important disease of avocado in the U.S.
PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT
$500 Disease caused by Sclerotium rolfsii.
BLACK & WHITE
$100 Rhizoctonia on potato.
$200 Erwinia on potato or Pythium on geranium.
$300 Phoma on cabbage.
$400 Albugo on spinach.
$500 Sclerotinia on bean.
TATER TOPICS II
$100 Systemic fungicide widely used for late blight.
$200 Tuber disease caused by an Actinomycete.
$300 Disease in which both tuber-borne and soil-borne inoculum are important.
$400 Storage disease caused by Pythium.
$500 Disease caused by a viroid.
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Updated: July 7, 2001