EPPO Global Database

Peronospora belbahrii(PEROBE)

Distribution details in Cyprus

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
From CABI Disease map 1177 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
First found in May 2012 on basil (Ocimum basilicum cv. Genovese) in a greenhouse near Limassol. The disease was then reported from other glasshouses producing basil across the island.
* Kanetis L, Vasiliou A, Neophytou G, Samouel S, Tsaltas D (2014) First report of downy miledew caused by Peronospora belbahrii on sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) in Cyprus. Plant Disease 98(2), p 283.
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* Petrzelova, I.; Kitner, M.; Dolezalova, I.; Ondrej, V.; Lebeda, A. (2015) Plant Disease 99 (3), 41.