Recognizing plant diseases in the FFS

Plant diseases

FFS participants learn about plant diseases.
Diseased plant

Recognizing and identifying plant diseases

  • Use identification guides
  • Photos
  • Drawings
  • Invite experienced persons to help

Disease outbreaks

  • How does a disease arrive in the crop?
  • How do diseases spread within a crop?

Relation to weather conditions

Recognizing plant diseases in the FFS

  • Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Micro-climate in the crop

Resistance and tolerance

  • Crop varieties
  • Grow a healthy crop

Cauliflower with disease

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