PLPA 201 - 1st Prelim Review Session

PLPA 201 - 1st Prelim Review Session - Jeopardy-Style Q&A...

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o fungi possess cell walls o fungi less complex in structure than animals - features of potato culture potato culture in Ireland that set stage for famine: o genetically identical o weather conditions o total reliance on potato for food o cull piles - o fungi have chitin in cell walls, while plants have cellulose o fungi do not have chlorophyll o fungi reproduce through spores, while plants reproduce through seeds or vegetatively o fungi typically less complex than plants - 4 points, or “factors,” of the disease pyramid o time, weather, a susceptible host, and a versatile pathogen - business man turned self-taught puffball expert famous for belittling practice of putting authors’ names after fungi: o C.G. Lloyd - o slime molds have only one cell (large w/ many nuclei), do not possess hyphae, and lack a cell wall - fungus cultures tend to grow in circles which, on lawns, are as obvious as “fairy rings” - Swedish “grand old man of mycology;” laid groundwork for current mycological taxonomy w/ publication of his Systemma Mycologicum o Elias Fries
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