BradleyLeafMoisture

BradleyLeafMoisture - than others? iClicker experimental...

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First line of defense = Keep ‘em out. Most pathogens (fungi, bacteria) land on leaf surface. Germinating fungal spores What influences whether pathogens get in? 1. Moisture on the leaf
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Devon Bradley, UCSC senior thesis American Journal of Botany 2003 Do factors that influence leaf moisture determine infection rates? 5 Species of clovers A . Time to dryness B . Experimental inoculations of a fungal pathogen Why are some plants more vulnerable to pathogens than others? iClicker experimental design: Which is the dependent variable?
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Devon Bradley, UCSC senior thesis American Journal of Botany 2003 Why are some plants more vulnerable to pathogens
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Unformatted text preview: than others? iClicker experimental design: Which relationship do you predict? Prediction: Time to dryness Infection A B C Do factors that influence leaf moisture determine infection rates? 5 Species of clovers X . Time to dryness Y . Experimental inoculations of a fungal pathogen Devon Bradley, UCSC senior thesis American Journal of Botany 2003 Do factors that influence leaf moisture determine infection rates? 5 Species of clovers X . Time to dryness Y . Experimental inoculations of a fungal pathogen YES! Why are some plants more vulnerable to pathogens than others?...
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