Kōrero: Arable farming

Powdery mildew

Powdery mildew

Powdery mildew on peas can be widespread and severe in warm, dry seasons. Initial leaf infection appears as small, white lesions. Severely infected leaves become grey-green as spores are produced. Resistant cultivars should be grown, and systemic fungicides are also available.

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Sue Zydenbos, 'Arable farming - Diseases and pests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17595/powdery-mildew (accessed 27 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Sue Zydenbos, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008