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Podosphaera aphanis
(powdery mildew of strawberry)

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Podosphaera aphanis (powdery mildew of strawberry)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Podosphaera aphanis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • powdery mildew of strawberry
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Leotiomycetes

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Podosphaera aphanis (powdery mildew of strawberry); Symptoms on leaf of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne ex Rozier [chiloensis × virginiana]). October 2008.
TitleSymptoms on leaf
CaptionPodosphaera aphanis (powdery mildew of strawberry); Symptoms on leaf of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne ex Rozier [chiloensis × virginiana]). October 2008.
Copyright©Elizabeth Bush, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0
Podosphaera aphanis (powdery mildew of strawberry); Symptoms on leaf of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne ex Rozier [chiloensis × virginiana]). October 2008.
Symptoms on leafPodosphaera aphanis (powdery mildew of strawberry); Symptoms on leaf of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne ex Rozier [chiloensis × virginiana]). October 2008.©Elizabeth Bush, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Podosphaera aphanis (Wallr.) U. Braun & S. Takam.

Preferred Common Name

  • powdery mildew of strawberry

Other Scientific Names

  • Alphitomorpha aphanis Wallr.
  • Sphaerotheca alchemillae (Grev.) L. Junell
  • Sphaerotheca alchemillae (Steiner) Erikss.
  • Sphaerotheca aphanis (Wallr.) U. Braun
  • Sphaerotheca castagnei auct. p.p.
  • Sphaerotheca macularis auct. p.p.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: cenicilla de la fresa; oidio de la fresa
  • French: blanc du fraisier; blanc du framboisier; oïdium du fraisier; oïdium du framboisier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Mehltau: Erdbeere; Mehltau: Himbeere

EPPO code

  • PODOAP (Podosphaera aphanis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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: 29 Mar 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

South AfricaPresent
ZimbabwePresent

Asia

ArmeniaPresent
AzerbaijanPresent
ChinaPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
GeorgiaPresent
IndiaPresent, Few occurrences
-Himachal PradeshPresent
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
IranPresent
IraqPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
-HonshuPresent
KazakhstanPresent
LebanonPresent
MongoliaPresent
South KoreaPresent
TaiwanPresent
TurkeyPresent
TurkmenistanPresent
UzbekistanPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CzechiaPresent
DenmarkPresent
EstoniaPresent
Faroe IslandsPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
IcelandPresent
IrelandPresent
ItalyPresent
LatviaPresent
LithuaniaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent
-Central RussiaPresent
-Eastern SiberiaPresent
-SiberiaPresent
-Southern RussiaPresent
SerbiaPresent
SlovakiaPresent
SpainPresent
-Canary IslandsPresent
SwedenPresent
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-Nova ScotiaPresent
-OntarioPresent
-QuebecPresent
GuatemalaPresent
MexicoPresent
PanamaPresent
United StatesPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-AlaskaPresent
-ArkansasPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-ColoradoPresent
-FloridaPresent
-IdahoPresent
-MassachusettsPresent
-MontanaPresent
-North CarolinaPresent
-OklahomaPresent
-OregonPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-TexasPresent
-WashingtonPresent
-WisconsinPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-Western AustraliaPresent
New ZealandPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent
ChileAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)Original citation: Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero, correspondence to CABI, 2015
ColombiaPresent

Growth Stages

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Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Vegetative growing stage

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.

Boesewinkel HJ, 1979. Erysiphaceae of New Zealand. Sydowia, 32:13-56

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; 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, 2001. Podosphaera aphanis. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No. 841, edition 1. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Cook RTA; Inman AJ; Billings C, 1997. Identification and classification of powdery mildew anamorphs using light and scanning electron microscopy and host range data. Mycological Research, 101(8):975-1002; 25 ref.

Hirata T; Cunnington JH; Paksiri U; Limkaisang S; Shishkoff N; Grigaliunaite B; Sato Y; Takamatsu S, 2000. Evolutionary analysis of subsection Magnicellulatae of Podosphaera section Sphaerotheca (Erysiphales) based on the rDNA internal transcribed spacer sequences with special reference to host plants. Canadian Journal of Botany, 78(12):1521-1530; 35 ref.

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

Saenz GS; Taylor JW, 1999. Phylogeny of the Erysiphales (powdery mildews) inferred from internal transcribed spacer ribosomal DNA sequences. Canadian Journal of Botany, 77(1):150-168; 50 ref.

Takamatsu S; Hirata T; Sato Y, 2000. A parasitic transition from trees to herbs occurred at least twice in tribe Cystotheceae (Erysiphaceae): evidence from nuclear ribosomal DNA. Mycological Research, 104(11):1304-1311; 29 ref.

Tomoshevich, M., Kirichenko, N., Holmes, K., Kenis, M., 2013. Foliar fungal pathogens of European woody plants in Siberia: an early warning of potential threats?. Forest Pathology, 43(5), 345-359. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0329

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, EPPO, 2001. Podosphaera aphanis. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 841. DOI:10.1079/DMPD/20066500841

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

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

Stevanović M, Vojvodić M, Kovačević S, Aleksić G, Živković S, Bulajić A, 2020. First report of powdery mildew of blackberry caused by Podosphaera aphanis in Serbia. Plant Disease. 105 (2), 503-503. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-06-20-1171-PDN

Tomoshevich M, Kirichenko N, Holmes K, Kenis M, 2013. Foliar fungal pathogens of European woody plants in Siberia: an early warning of potential threats? Forest Pathology. 43 (5), 345-359. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0329

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