EPPO Global Database

Peronospora belbahrii(PEROBE)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Disease map 1177 (2015): Present, widespread
First detected in 2007 in Florida it rapidly spread to other US states.
University of Florida. IFAS Extension. Downy Mildew of Basil in South Florida (doc. PP271) by Zhang S, Mersha Z, Roberts PD, Raid R (2009 revised in 2012). http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP27100.pdf

* McGrath MT, Wyenandt CA, Raid RN, Babadoost M, Wick RL (2010) Occurrence of basil downy mildew in the eastern US in 2009. Phytopathology 100: S196.

* Roberts PD, Raid RN, Harmon PF, Jordan SA, Palmateer AJ (2009) First report of downy mildew caused by a Peronospora sp. on basil in Florida and the United States. Plant Disease 93(2), p 199.
------- First record in the USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Ontario Present, few occurrences view...
Canada British Columbia Present, no details view...
Canada Québec Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...