Plant Disease Flashcards

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What are common symptoms of plant diseases?

Symptoms include stunted growth, spots on leaves, areas of decay, growths, malformed stems or leaves, the presence of pests, and discolouration.

What can cause stunted growth in plants?

Stunted growth can be caused by pests like mealybugs, mineral deficiencies, or poor environmental conditions.

How can rose black spot affect plants?

Rose black spot causes spots on leaves, which is a symptom of this fungal disease.

What is crown gall and its effect on plants?

Crown gall is a bacterial disease that causes abnormal growths in plant tissues.

How can plant diseases be identified?

Plant diseases can be identified using gardening manuals, laboratory DNA analysis, and testing kits with monoclonal antibodies.

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