Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 38 - 38.2 - Concept Check - Page 834: 2


Epidemics threaten asexually propagated crops more than sexually propagated ones since the genetic uniformity of asexually propagated crops means that a pathogen which can successfully attack one plant of that crop can attack all of them.

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This question asks you to review pp. 829-830 and connect the genetic uniformity of asexually propagated plants with their disease susceptibility.
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