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Supplemental Information and References: Powdery Mildew Fungi: Classification and Ecology

Supplementary information:


“Identification of Powdery Mildew Fungi” by V. Heffer, M. L. Powelson, and K. B. Johnson, Oregon State University

 APSnet Feature “Control of Powdery Mildew Using the UC Davis Powdery Mildew Risk Index” by W. D. Gubler, M. R. Rademacher, S. J. Vasquez, and C. S. Thomas.


Agrios, G. N. 1997. Plant Pathology, 4th ed. “The Powdery Mildews,” pp.295-298. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Carroll, J. E. 1994. Learning Biology with Plant Pathology. Ch. 8, part F "Classification of Powdery Mildews”, pp. 71-75. National Association of Biology Teachers, Reston, VA.

Nameth, S. and J. Chatfield. Powdery mildews on ornamental plants. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet HYG-3047-96.
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Pecknold. P. C. Powdery Mildews of Ornamentals. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin BP-5.
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Saenz, G. S. and J.W. Taylor. 1999. Phylogeny of the Erysiphales (powdery mildews) inferred from internal transcribed spacer ribosomal DNA sequences. Canadian Journal of Botany 77:150-168.

Weber, R. W. S. and J. Webster. 2001. Teaching techniques for mycology: 13. Functioning of cleistothecia in Phyllactinia gutatta. Mycologist 15:26-30.

Webster, J. 1980. Introduction to Fungi, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Yarwood, C. E. 1973. Pyrenomycetes: Erysiphales. Pages 71-86 in: The Fungi, An Advanced Treatise. Volume IVA. G.C. Ainsworth, F.K. Sparrow, and A.S. Sussman, A. S., eds. Academic Press, London, NY.

Yarwood, C. E. 1978. History and taxonomy of the powdery mildews. Pages 1-37 in The Powdery Mildew. D.M. Spencer, ed. Academic Press, London, NY.