Photo 2. Symptoms of tomato powdery mildew, Leveillula taurica, on the underside of a chilli leaf. Note the patches are bordered by the main veins.
Tomato powdery mildew
Leveillula taurica. Other names are Erysiphe taurica and Oidium sicula. It exists as different strains. There are other powdery mildews affecting tomato. They are: Oidium lucopersici and Oidium neolycopersici.
AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
Information from CABI (2016) Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton) Crop Protection Compendium (www.cabi.org/cpc). Photos 1&2 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Leveillula taurica. PaDIL - (http://www.padil.gov.au).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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