Erysiphe euphorbiae sp. nov. onJatropha gossypifolia L.
A new powdery mildew species with unusual structural features, such as swollen bases of the conidiophores and fibrosin bodies in mature conidia, is proposed for inclusion in the genusErysiphe. Erysiphe euphorbiae sp. nov. was found on the green leaves ofJatropha gossypifolia in India. The description of the new species, its novel structural features, and the symptoms it produced on the host plant are described.
KeywordsPowdery Mildew Ascus Jatropha Fusca Diurnal Periodicity
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