Powdery mildew

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GTZ- IPM Horticulture Project. Kenya.
Is this a Minor Pest?
Yes
Minor Pest Title

Powdery mildew (<i>Erysiphe polygoni</i>)

Minor Pest Description

A white powdery mould appears on the upper leaf surfaces. Severely diseased leaves turn yellow and die. Leaf petioles, stems and pods can also be affected.

Minor Pest What to do.
  • Plough under bean debris after harvest.
  • Practise a 2-3 year crop rotation without legumes.
  • Avoid continuous bean cropping.
Minor Pest Position
8
Minor Pest Firstcontent
118
Pest Type
fungal
Host Plants
Beans
Minor Pest secondContent
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