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Tobacco mosaic virus

This resource demonstrates how the Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) provides an excellent model for teaching students about properties of a plant virus and the relationship between a virus and its host plant. Four activities geared toward grades 9-12 are described. Teaching tips, troubleshooting help and sources of materials information is also included.

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Resource Type: Image, Teaching strategies & guidelines, Lesson plan, Laboratory exercise, Assessment- tool
Audience Level: Middle school 6-8, High school lower division 9-10, High school upper division 11-12

Author and Copyright

Authors and Editors: Rosemary Ford of Washington College, Tom Evans of University of Delaware
Publisher: American Phytopathological Society
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
Cost: No


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