L’Powdery mildew is a fungus of the family of relatively frequent érysiphacées in certain plants.
It is characterized by’appearance’a kind of mold or’a light white down.
Why’powdery mildew does it develop?
L’mildew proliferates more easily in hot weather associated with high humidity.
It usually appears in the month’April-May when temperatures rise and that’moisture March / April is still very present.
It is also found in early’autumn, when the nights are getting longer and’moisture stagnates again.
How to treat’powdery mildew?
It is recommended to treat’mildew preventive and curative manner.
Ventilate plantations order’prevent the’waterlogging are.
L’Powdery mildew is spread when the plants are too tight between them ...
Delete the affected parts immediately.
Burn leaves and infested plant parts.
- Avoid excessive watering.
Optionally a fungicide spray.
Especially s’he s’comes to vegetables, preferably choose biological control methods:
- The milk. Stir 1/2 liter of milk to 4.5 liters’water (total 5L) and spray every week until’entirely disappearing!
Each species has its own form’Powdery mildew: c’ie that which affects the vine will not touch the rose.
Trees and shrubs are most affected by the’powdery mildew are :
oak, l’maple, quince, apple, pear, rose, fish, l’hawthorn, gooseberry, or Vine.
In the garden, the’Powdery mildew affects mainly :
radishes, leeks, corn, strawberries, the zucchini, the gherkin, carrot, l’eggplant, beet, l’endive, cucumber or Potato.
In this photo the’mildew affecting vines and grapes.
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