ERIC Number: ED439009
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Learning Biology with Plant Pathology.
Carroll, Juliet E.
This monograph contains 10 plant pathology experiments that were written to correspond to portions of a biology curriculum. Each experiment is suitable to a biology topic and designed to encourage exploration of those biological concepts being taught. Experiments include: (1) The Symptoms and Signs of Disease; (2) Koch's Postulates; (3) Monoculture and Disease Epidemics; (4) Plant Parasitic Nematodes from Soil; (5) Fungi from Soil; (6) Classification of Powdery Mildews; (7) Halo Blight of Bean; (8) Pectic Enzymes That Destroy Plant Cell Structure; (9) The First Virus Discovered--Tobacco Mosaic Virus; and (10) Plant Tumors Are Genetically Engineered by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Background information and safety and waste disposal information, are also included. (WRM)
Descriptors: Biology, Cytology, Ecology, Genetics, High Schools, Inquiry, Laboratory Procedures, Laboratory Safety, Microbiology, Plant Growth, Plant Pathology, Plants (Botany), Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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