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Phytophthora infestans: Quiz


Question 1:
What genus does Phytophthora infestans belong to?

Question 2:
What family does Phytophthora infestans belong to?

Question 3:
What is the binomial of Phytophthora infestans?
Phytophthora alni
Phytophthora infestans
Phytophthora tentaculata
Phytophthora medicaginis

Question 4: This can be done via a contact ________ or using sulfuric acid to burn off the foliage.
GlyphosateHerbicide2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Question 5:
What is the binomial authority of Phytophthora infestans?
Murphy & Harper, 1916
de Bary
Benth. & Hook. f. ex B.D.Jacks.

Question 6: There are many options in ________ for the control of both damage to the foliage and infections of the tuber.
Sustainable agricultureIntensive farmingAgricultureOrganic farming

Question 7: ________ for the control of potato blight are normally only used in a preventative manner, perhaps in conjunction with disease forecasting.
FungicidePesticideAmino acidEnzyme

Question 8: Proteins produced in the symplast included RXLR proteins, which contain an arginine-X-leucine-arginine (where X can be any ________) sequence at the amino terminus of the protein.
MetabolismAmino acid synthesisL-DOPAAmino acid

Question 9: Only good quality ________ obtained from certified suppliers should be planted.
FruitFlowerSeedFlowering plant

Question 10: It was found that the genome is considerably larger (240 Mb) compared to other Phytophthora species whose genomes have been sequenced; Phytophthora sojae has a 95 Mb genome and ________ had a 65 Mb genome.
Sudden oak deathEnglandCaliforniaSequoia


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