EPPO Global Database

Peronospora belbahrii(PEROBE)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 1177 (2015): Present, few occurrences
Detected in summer 2009 in Agastache plants (Agastache mexicana and A. sp.) at Wisley gardens (Surrey). Official measures were taken.

A PRA has been conducted in the UK which concluded that statutory action was not appropriate against this downy mildew.

Found in 2014 in several plants of coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides cv. 'Chocolate Mint').
* Denton GJ, Beal E, Denton JO, Clover G (2015) First record of downy mildew, caused by Peronospora belbahrii, on Solenostemon scutellarioides in the UK. New Disease Reports 31, 14. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2015.031.014]

* Henricot B, Denton J, Scrace J, Barnes AV, Lane CR (2009). Peronospora belbahrii causing downy mildew disease on Agastache in the UK: a new host and location for the pathogen. New Disease Reports 20, 26. http://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=020026

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2013-02).