The agriculture and forestry microscope slide sets provide close-up study of the harmful and beneficial effects of the environment and other organisms on plants found on farms or in the forest. Examine fungi that cause diseases; bacteria, parasites and environmental factors that harm crops; and the effects of animals, symbiosis and soil conditions. Each slide set includes a full-color brochure with corresponding pictures.
Agriculture and Forestry Slide Set I includes 20 microscope slides: • Albugo candida (Cystopus), white rust of crucifers, conidia and sexual stages on Capsella t.s. • Botrytis allii, grey mold of onions. t.s. • Claviceps purpurea, ergot, sclerotium t.s. • Erysiphe pannosa, rose mildew, infected leaf with conidia t.s. • Exoascus pruni (Taphrina), plum pockets, sec. with asci • Gymnosporangium sabinae, pear rust, pycnidia on leaf t.s. • Peronospora parasitica, downy mildew of crucifers, conidia • Plasmodiophora brassicae, clubroot, host cells with spores • Plasmopara viticola, downy mildew of grapes, infected leaf • Puccinia graminis, aecia or pycnidia on barberry leaf t.s. • Puccinia graminis, telia on wheat causing black rust t.s. • Puccinia graminis, uredinia on wheat leaf cause red rust t.s. • Rhizopus or Mucor, mold, mycelium and sporangia w.m. • Rhytisma acerinum, black spot of maple, t.s. with sclerotia • Sclerotinia fructigena (Monilia), diseased fruit with conidia t.s. • Sphaerotheca mors uvae, gooseberry mildew, perithecia t.s. • Synchytrium endobioticum, potato black scab, infected tissue • Uncinula necator (Oidium Tuckeri), grape mildew, t.s. • Ustilago zeae, corn smut, t.s. of pustule on host tissue • Venturia pirinum (Fusicladium), pear scab, t.s. with conidia