Podosphaera fusca

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Podosphaera fusca
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Leaf damage from P. fusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Leotiomycetes
Subclass: Leotiomycetidae
Order: Erysiphales
Family: Erysiphaceae
Genus: Podosphaera
Species: P. fusca
Binomial name
Podosphaera fusca
(Fr.) U. Braun & Shishkoff, (2000)
Synonyms

Erysiphe erigerontis-canadensis Lév., (1843)
Erysiphe fusca Fr., (1829)
Sphaerotheca elsholtziae Z.Y. Zhao, (1981)
Sphaerotheca erigerontis-canadensis (Lév.) L. Junell, (1966)
Sphaerotheca fusca (Fr.) S. Blumer, (1933)
Sphaerotheca melampyri L. Junell, (1966)
Sphaerotheca phtheirospermi Henn. & Shirai, (1900)

Podosphaera fusca (also Podosphaera xanthii) is a plant pathogen. It is the principal cause of powdery mildew in melons and gourds.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pérez-García, A.; Romero, D. Fernández-Ortuño, D. (February 2009). The powdery mildew fungus Podosphaera fusca (synonym Podosphaera xanthii), a constant threat to cucurbits: Pathogen profile. TORÉS 16. López-Ruiz, F. De Vicente, A. Torés Montosa, Juan Antonio. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. hdl:10261/11682. 

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