Examine a variety of plant specimens to understand the impact of pathogens and insects as well as the responses of plants to disease. Explore the ways that plant diseases spread and how an understanding of these processes allows people to control plant diseases.
- Students will examine infected plant material to observe different types of pathogens and the symptoms caused
- They will discover the defence adaptations of plants, the role of quarantine and strategies used to control plant diseases
- Students also learn the symptoms, impacts and disease control strategies for plant diseases