Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Note: new hosts of Ampelomyces quisqualis Ces. from Sikkim.

Abstract

During a disease survey in Sikkim, pycnidia, mycelia and spores of the hyperparasite A. quisqualis were found infesting a range of powdery mildew species, including Oidium mangiferae on mangoes, Oidium sp. on rice bean (Vigna umbellata) and horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum), Erysiphe polygoni on Cyphomandra betacea and cowpeas (V. unguiculata), E. cichoracearum on tomatoes, and O. caesalpiniacearum on Bauhinia purpurea.