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*compass quiz available at 230 and ends at 1230 next tuesday *late blight and the irish potato famine the disease triangle finding the cause of late blight late blight movie consequences (pathology and politics) late blight today center of origin of potatoes is SOUTH AMERICA (andes, peru) in 1845, the average irish peasant ate 10-14 lbs of potatoes per day what part of the potato plant do you eat? (leaves, stems, roots, flowers, or fruit?) STEM (it is a stem that grows underground, but a stem nonetheless, NOT a root) why did this occur? the potatoes developed a disease, aka abnormal functioning of the plant. a disease is an interaction between three factors (something to get diseased, the susceptible host; a something that can cause disease, virulent pathogen; and an environment for it to happen, favorable environment) 4th aspect is time, because you need everything for a certain amount of time for it to happen. late blight is the name of the disease. irish produced a lot of potatoes so they were
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