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Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina
(powdery mildew of cherry)

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Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina (powdery mildew of cherry)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina
  • Preferred Common Name
  • powdery mildew of cherry
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Leotiomycetes

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White fungal growth of the powdery mildew fungus on leaves of sour cherry.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionWhite fungal growth of the powdery mildew fungus on leaves of sour cherry.
Copyright©Alan L. Jones
White fungal growth of the powdery mildew fungus on leaves of sour cherry.
SymptomsWhite fungal growth of the powdery mildew fungus on leaves of sour cherry.©Alan L. Jones
Red blotches on Montmorency sour cherry caused by powdery mildew.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionRed blotches on Montmorency sour cherry caused by powdery mildew.
Copyright©Alan L. Jones
Red blotches on Montmorency sour cherry caused by powdery mildew.
SymptomsRed blotches on Montmorency sour cherry caused by powdery mildew.©Alan L. Jones
SEM of cleistothecium of cherry mildew with dichotomous branching of appendages.
TitleSEM
CaptionSEM of cleistothecium of cherry mildew with dichotomous branching of appendages.
Copyright©Alan L. Jones
SEM of cleistothecium of cherry mildew with dichotomous branching of appendages.
SEMSEM of cleistothecium of cherry mildew with dichotomous branching of appendages.©Alan L. Jones

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina (Wallr.) Lév.

Preferred Common Name

  • powdery mildew of cherry

Other Scientific Names

  • Alphitomorpha clandestina Wallr.
  • Erysiphe clandestina (Wallr.) Fr.
  • Erysiphe oxyacanthae DC.
  • Podosphaera oxyacanthae (DC.) de Bary

International Common Names

  • English: mildew of quince; powdery mildew of hawthorn
  • Spanish: oidio del membrillero
  • French: blanc du cerisier; blanc du cognassier; blanc du pecher; blanc du pommier; blanc du prunier; oidium de l'aubepine; oidium du cerisier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Mehltau: Kirsche; Mehltau: Quitte; Mehltau: Weissdorn

EPPO code

  • PODOCL (Podosphaera clandestina)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Leotiomycetes
  •                     Order: Erysiphales
  •                         Family: Erysiphaceae
  •                             Genus: Podosphaera
  •                                 Species: Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

LibyaPresentAmano (1986)
MauritiusPresentAmano (1986)
MoroccoPresentAmano (1986)
ZimbabwePresentAmano (1986)

Asia

ArmeniaPresentAmano (1986)
AzerbaijanPresentBraun (1995)
ChinaPresentAmano (1986)
GeorgiaPresentAmano (1986)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
IranPresentAmano (1986)
IraqPresentAmano (1986)
JapanPresentAmano (1986)
KazakhstanPresentAmano (1986)
KyrgyzstanPresentAmano (1986)
LebanonPresentAmano (1986)
South KoreaPresentShin (2000)
TurkeyPresentBraun (1995)
TurkmenistanPresentAmano (1986)
UzbekistanPresentAmano (1986)

Europe

AustriaPresentBraun (1995)
BelgiumPresentBraun (1995)
BulgariaPresentBraun (1995)
CyprusPresentAmano (1986)
CzechiaPresentAmano (1986)
DenmarkPresentAmano (1986)
EstoniaPresentBraun (1995)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentBraun (1995)
FinlandPresentBraun (1995)
FrancePresentBraun (1995)
GermanyPresentBraun (1995)
GreecePresentBraun (1995)
HungaryPresentBraun (1995)
IrelandPresentAmano (1986)
ItalyPresentBraun (1995)
LatviaPresentBraun (1995)
LithuaniaPresentBraun (1995)
NetherlandsPresentAmano (1986)
NorwayPresentBraun (1995)
PolandPresentAmano (1986)
PortugalPresentBraun (1995)
RomaniaPresentBraun (1995)
RussiaPresentBraun (1995)
-Russian Far EastPresentAmano (1986)
-SiberiaPresentAmano (1986)
SlovakiaPresentPaulech (1995)
SpainPresentBraun (1995)
SwedenPresentBraun (1995)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
UkrainePresentBraun (1995)
United KingdomPresentBraun (1995)

North America

CanadaPresentAmano (1986)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentAmano (1986)
New ZealandPresentAmano (1986)

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / abnormal shape
Fruit / lesions: scab or pitting
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / fungal growth
Leaves / necrotic areas
Stems / mycelium present
Stems / stunting or rosetting

References

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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.

Calabro JM; Spotts RA; Grove GG, 2009. Effect of training system, rootstock, and cultivar on sweet cherry powdery mildew foliar infections. HortScience, 44(2):481-482. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/

Ogawa JM; English H, 1991. Diseases of temperate zone tree fruit & nut crops. Oakland, USA: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 461.

Paulech C, 1995. Flóra Slovenska X/1. Mycota (Huby), Ascomycetes (Vrechaté), Erysiphales (Múcnatkotvaré). VEDA, Bratislava.

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

Distribution References

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 Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Paulech C, 1995. (Flóra Slovenska X/1. Mycota (Huby), Ascomycetes (Vrechaté), Erysiphales (Múcnatkotvaré))., Bratislava, VEDA.

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

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