Plant pathology: Quiz

Question 1: Fungal diseases can be controlled through the use of ________ in agriculture, however new races of fungi often evolve that are resistant to various fungicides.
PesticideAmino acidFungicideEnzyme

Question 2: Many soil borne spores, normally zoospores and capable of living saprotrophically, carrying out the first part of their lifecycle in the ________.
ClaySoilWater wellLandslide

Question 3: These genomes may only encode 3 or 4 proteins: a replicase, a coat protein, a movement protein to allow cell to cell movement though ________ and sometimes a protein that allows transmission by a vector.
Cell wallCell membraneEukaryotePlasmodesma

Question 4: They have also been shown to transmit plant ________.
VirusAdenoviridaeRotavirusHerpes simplex virus

Question 5: Cell wall degrading enzymes - used to break down the plant ________ in order to release the nutrients inside.
ChloroplastBacteriaCell wallCell envelope

Question 6: ________ are small, multicellular wormlike creatures.

Question 7: Parasitic plants such as ________ and dodder are included in the study of phytopathology.

Question 8: Most plant viruses have small, single stranded ________ genomes.
Small interfering RNARNADNANon-coding RNA

Question 9: They are normally transmitted by sap-sucking ________, being transferred into the plants phloem where it reproduces.

Question 10: ________ These can be non-host specific, and damage all plants, or host specific and only cause damage on a host plant.

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