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PLP 405 Lecture 3 Review and Discussion Questions 1. What characteristics are used to classify an organism as a fungus? What are the four phyla of fungi? 2. Describe a general life cycle that is applicable to basidiomycetes, ascomycetes and zygomycetes. What types of diseases are caused by fungi? 3. What characteristics are used to classify a fungus as an Ascomycete? Define: ascus, ascospore, ascocarp, conidia, septate hyphae. 4. How do the following Ascomycete reproductive structures differ: perithecium, cleistothecium, apothecium? 5. Ascomycetes can also reproduce asexually by producing conidia. What are the basic structures in which conidia are produced by ascomycetes?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Some fungi do not have a known sexual reproductive stage in their life cycle. What are these fungi known as? How do these fungi reproduce? 7. Using the CD from the text, go to the Plant Disease Lessons section of chapter two. For the diseases listed below, examine the disease cycles of; also read over accompanying text for each disease cycle; which of these fungi have both sexual and asexual stages in their life cycle? What type(s) of sexual and/or asexual reproductive structures does each fungus produce? Apple scab Black Knot Blackleg Brown rot Dollar spot Early Blight Fusarium head blight...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PLP 405 taught by Professor Hammerschmidt during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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