Diseases. Help me! I’m dying. Disease. Disease is a plant disorder caused by an infectious pathogen or agent. Host – Plant the disease attacks Pathogen – Any disease causing agent Environment – moisture and temperature needed for the pathogen to grow. Bacteria Single-celled organism
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Help me! I’m dying.
Host – Plant the disease attacks
Pathogen – Any disease causing agent
Environment – moisture and temperature needed for the pathogen to grow
Must remain in host or under debris
Actively divide to spread
Eats on plants and hurts them in the process
Produces spores that spread
Attack plant tissues
Should destroy plant completely if found
A plant that attaches to another plant
Ex. mistletoe, dodder, lichensGroups of pathogens