Characterization of Erysiphe sp. causing powdery mildew on Saxifraga stolonifera in Korea

Sung Eun Cho, Ting ting Zhao, In Young Choi, Mi Jeong Park, Hyeon-Dong Shin

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Powdery mildew on Saxifraga stolonifera is frequently observed in Korea, causing considerable damage to gardens. Based on the morphological characteristics of the conidial stage and sequence analyses of the internal transcribed spacer regions and 28S rDNA, the fungus associated with the powdery mildew was determined as Erysiphe sp. A mycological discussion on Erysiphe krumbholzii, a powdery mildew fungus on Saxifragaceae, is also provided. This information will aid in the understanding of known powdery mildews on Saxifragaceae.

Original languageEnglish
Article number55
JournalAustralasian Plant Disease Notes
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jun 1



  • Anamorph
  • Creeping saxifrage
  • Erysiphaceae
  • Erysiphe krumbholzii
  • Phylogenetic analyses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Science

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