EPPO Global Database

Peronospora belbahrii(PEROBE)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (England)

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.
* 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).