EPPO Global Database

Peronospora belbahrii(PEROBE)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Disease map 1177 (2015): Present, widespread
First reported near Bet She'an in December 2011. In 2012, the disease spread throughout the country to all basil-growing areas.
Also found on lavender.
* Cohen Y, Galperin M, Vaknin M, Ben-Naim Y, Rubin AE, Silverman D, Bitton S, Udler U (2013) Downy mildew in basil, a new disease in Israel. Phytoparasitica 41(4), 458.

* Cohen Y, Vaknin M, Ben-Naim Y, Rubin AE, Galperin M, Silverman D, Bitton S, Adler U (2013) First report of the occurrence and resistance to mefenoxam of Peronospora belbahrii, causal agent of downy mildew of basil (Ocimum basilicum) in Israel. Plant Disease 97(5), p 692.

* Thines M, Buaya A, Ploch S, Ben Naim Y, Cohen Y (2020) Downy mildew of lavender caused by Peronospora belbahrii in Israel. Mycological Progress 19, 1537–1543. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11557-020-01644-x