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Erysiphe cruciferarum
(powdery mildew of crucifers)

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Erysiphe cruciferarum (powdery mildew of crucifers)

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  • 22 November 2019
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  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Erysiphe cruciferarum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • powdery mildew of crucifers
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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Leotiomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Erysiphe cruciferarum Opiz ex L. Junell

Preferred Common Name

  • powdery mildew of crucifers

Other Scientific Names

  • Erysiphe communis auct. p.p.
  • Erysiphe cruciferarum var. longispora G.J.M. Gorter
  • Erysiphe pisi var. cruciferarum (Opiz ex L. Junell) lalongo
  • Erysiphe radulescui Docea

International Common Names

  • English: powdery mildew of Brussel's sprouts; swede, rape powdery mildew: turnip
  • Spanish: oidio
  • French: oidium des cruciferes

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Mehltau: Kohlruebe; Mehltau: Kreuzbluetler

EPPO code

  • ERYSCR (Erysiphe cruciferarum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Leotiomycetes
  •                     Order: Erysiphales
  •                         Family: Erysiphaceae
  •                             Genus: Erysiphe
  •                                 Species: Erysiphe cruciferarum

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 12 Mar 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EgyptPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
EthiopiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
LibyaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
MalawiPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
MoroccoPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
MozambiquePresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
South AfricaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
SudanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
TanzaniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
TunisiaPresentDjébali et al. (2009)
UgandaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
ArmeniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
AzerbaijanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
BhutanPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
ChinaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010); Alkooranee et al. (2015)
GeorgiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
IndiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010); Dange et al. (2002)
-BiharPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-GujaratPresentCABI and EPPO (2010); Dange et al. (2002)
-HaryanaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-KarnatakaPresentPatel and Patel (2008); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-Madhya PradeshPresentMoly Saxena et al. (2002); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-MaharashtraPresentKohire et al. (2008); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-RajasthanPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-Uttar PradeshPresentSingh and Singh (2003); CABI and EPPO (2010)
IranPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
IraqPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
IsraelPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
JapanPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-HonshuPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
JordanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
KazakhstanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
KyrgyzstanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
LebanonPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
NepalPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
PakistanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
Saudi ArabiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
South KoreaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010); Park et al. (2016)
Sri LankaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
SyriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
TaiwanPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
ThailandPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
TurkeyPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
TurkmenistanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
UzbekistanPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)

Europe

AustriaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
BelarusPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
BelgiumPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
BulgariaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
CyprusPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
CzechiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
DenmarkPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
EstoniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000)
FinlandPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
GermanyPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
GreecePresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-CretePresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
HungaryPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
IcelandPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
ItalyPresentCABI and EPPO (2010); Amano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000)
LatviaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
LithuaniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
MontenegroPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
NetherlandsPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
NorwayPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
PolandPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
PortugalPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
RomaniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
RussiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-Central RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-SiberiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000)
-Southern RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
SerbiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
SpainPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-Canary IslandsPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
SwedenPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
SwitzerlandPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
UkrainePresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
United KingdomPresentCABI and EPPO (2010);

North America

BarbadosPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
BelizePresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
BermudaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
CanadaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-OntarioPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
Costa RicaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
Dominican RepublicPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
El SalvadorPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
GreenlandPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
JamaicaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
MexicoPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
PanamaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
United StatesPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-HawaiiPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-OhioPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-WashingtonPresentGlawe (2006); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-WyomingPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
-VictoriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2010)
-Western AustraliaPresentKaur et al. (2008); CABI and EPPO (2010)
New CaledoniaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
New ZealandPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)

South America

ArgentinaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
BrazilPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
ChilePresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
ColombiaPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
PeruPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)
UruguayPresentAmano (1986); Braun (1995); Shin HyeonDong (2000); CABI and EPPO (2010)

Growth Stages

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References

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Alkooranee JT; Liu S; Aledan TR; Yin Y; Li M, 2015. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Brassica napus in China. Plant Disease, 99(11):1651. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Amano K, 1986. Host range and geographical distribution of the powdery mildew fungi. Tokyo, Japan; Japan Scientific Societies Press, 741 pp.

Braun U, 1987. A monograph of the Erysiphales (powdery mildews). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia, 89:700 pp.

Braun U, 1995. The Powdery Mildews (Erysiphales) of Europe. Jena, Germany: Gustav Fischer Verlag, 337 pp.

Braun U; Cook RTA; Inman AJ; Shin HD, 2002. The taxonomy of the powdery mildew fungi. The powdery mildews: a comprehensive treatise, 13-55; many ref.

Braun U; Cunnington JJ; Brielmaier-Liebetanz U; Ale-Agha N; Heluta V, 2003. Miscellaneous notes on some powdery mildew fungi. Schlechtendalia, 10:91-95.

Braun U; Takamatsu S, 2000. Phylogeny of Erysiphe, Microsphaera, Uncinula (Erysipheae) and Cystotheca, Podosphaera, Sphaerotheca (Cystotheceae) inferred from rDNA ITS sequences - some taxonomic consequences. Schlechtendalia, No.4:1-33; 11 ref.

CABI/EPPO, 2010. Erysiphe cruciferarum. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No.April. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Map 1076 (Edition 1).

Dange SRS; Patel RL; Patel SI; Patel KK, 2002. Assessment of losses in yield due to powdery mildew disease in mustard under North Gujarat conditions. Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 32(2):249-250.

Djébali N; Scott JK; Jourdan M; Souissi T, 2009. Fungi pathogenic on wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum L.) in northern Tunisia as potential biocontrol agents. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 48(2):205-213. http://epress.unifi.it/riviste

Glawe DA, 2006. First report of powdery mildew of Eschscholzia californica (California poppy) caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum in North America. Plant Health Progress, December:1-2. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/php/brief/2006/poppy/

Gunasinghe N; You MP; Lanoiselet V; Eyres N; Barbetti MJ, 2013. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Brassica campestris var. pekinensis, B. carinata, Eruca sativa, E. vesicaria in Australia and on B. rapa and B. oleracea var. capitata in Western Australia. Plant Disease, 97(9):1256. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Helfer S, 1994. Rhododendron powdery mildews. Acta Horticulturae, No.364:155-159

Inman AJ; Cook RTA; Beales PA, 2000. A contribution to the identity of Rhododendron powdery mildew in Europe. Journal of Phytopathology, 148(1):17-27; 31 ref.

Jee HJ; Shim CK; Choi YJ; Shin HD, 2008. Powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum is found for the first time on Chinese cabbage in Korea. Plant Pathology, 57(4):777. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ppa

Kaur P; Li CX; Barbetti MJ; You MP; Li H; Sivasithamparam K, 2008. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Brassica juncea in Australia. Plant Disease, 92(4):650. HTTP://www.apsnet.org

Kim JY; Kim BS; Cho SE; Shin HD, 2013. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) in Korea. Plant Disease, 97(10):1383. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Kohire OD; Rafi Ahmed; Chavan SS; Khilare VC, 2008. Influence of sowing dates, irrigation and spraying on the epidemiology of powdery mildew of mustard in Maharashtra. Journal of Phytological Research, 21(2):323-324.

Moly Saxena; Saxena DR; Mishra CM, 2002. Effect of doses of chemical fertilizers on powdery mildew intensity and yield of mustard. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, 17(2/3):113-116.

Munro JM, 1986. Infection studies with powdery mildew from Rhododendron and Erysiphe cruciferarum. Transactions of the British Mycological Society, 86(4):686-687

Park YH; Moon YG; Cho SE; Shin HD, 2016. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on wasabi (Wasabia japonica) in Korea. Plant Disease, 100(2):530-531. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Patel JS; Patel SJ, 2008. Seed health status of mustard seeds as influenced by foliar sprays against powdery mildew disease. Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 21(3):464-465. http://203.129.218.157/ojs/index.php/kjas/article/viewFile/717/685

Shin HD, 2000. Erysiphaceae of Korea. Plant pathogens of Korea 1. Suwon, Korea: National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology.

Singh RB; Singh RN, 2003. Management of powdery mildew of mustard. Indian Phytopathology, 56(2):147-150.

Distribution References

Alkooranee J T, Liu S, Aledan T R, Yin Y, Li M, 2015. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Brassica napus in China. Plant Disease. 99 (11), 1651. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Amano K, 1986. Host range and geographical distribution of the powdery mildew fungi. Tokyo, Japan: Japan Scientific Societies Press. 741 pp.

Braun U, 1995. The powdery mildews (Erysiphales) of Europe. Jena, Germany: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag. 337 pp.

CABI, EPPO, 2010. Erysiphe cruciferarum. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 1076 (Edition 1).

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Dange S R S, Patel R L, Patel S I, Patel K K, 2002. Assessment of losses in yield due to powdery mildew disease in mustard under North Gujarat conditions. Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology. 32 (2), 249-250.

Djébali N, Scott J K, Jourdan M, Souissi T, 2009. Fungi pathogenic on wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum L.) in northern Tunisia as potential biocontrol agents. Phytopathologia Mediterranea. 48 (2), 205-213. http://epress.unifi.it/riviste

Glawe D A, 2006. First report of powdery mildew of Eschscholzia californica (California poppy) caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum in North America. Plant Health Progress. 1-2.

Kaur P, Li C X, Barbetti M J, You M P, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, 2008. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on Brassica juncea in Australia. Plant Disease. 92 (4), 650. HTTP://www.apsnet.org DOI:10.1094/PDIS-92-4-0650C

Kohire O D, Rafi Ahmed, Chavan S S, Khilare V C, 2008. Influence of sowing dates, irrigation and spraying on the epidemiology of powdery mildew of mustard in Maharashtra. Journal of Phytological Research. 21 (2), 323-324.

Moly Saxena, Saxena D R, Mishra C M, 2002. Effect of doses of chemical fertilizers on powdery mildew intensity and yield of mustard. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 17 (2/3), 113-116.

Park Y H, Moon Y G, Cho S E, Shin H D, 2016. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cruciferarum on wasabi (Wasabia japonica) in Korea. Plant Disease. 100 (2), 530-531. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-08-15-0877-PDN

Patel J S, Patel S J, 2008. Seed health status of mustard seeds as influenced by foliar sprays against powdery mildew disease. Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 21 (3), 464-465.

Shin HyeonDong, 2000. Erysiphaceae of Korea. Suwon, Korea Republic: National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology. 320 pp.

Singh R B, Singh R N, 2003. Management of powdery mildew of mustard. Indian Phytopathology. 56 (2), 147-150.

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