First record of Podosphaera xanthii on Peperomia tetragona

Sung Eun Cho, In Young Choi, Kyung Sook Han, Hyeon Dong Shin

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In January 2017, Peperomia tetragona was found to be infected with a powdery mildew in Korea. No chasmothecia were observed. The fungus associated with foliar signs of powdery mildew was identified as Podosphaera xanthii using morphological characteristics of the anamorph and molecular analysis of ITS regions. This is the first report of powdery mildew infections on P. tetragona worldwide.

Original languageEnglish
Article number31
JournalAustralasian Plant Disease Notes
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jun 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the BK21 Plus program 2016?2020, funded by the National Research Foundation of Korea. Additional funding was provided through a grant from Korea University to HDS.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2017, Australasian Plant Pathology Society Inc.


  • Erysiphaceae
  • Identification
  • Parallel peperomia
  • Peperomia puteolata
  • Piperaceae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Science


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