Powdery Mildew on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, and Control
December 31, 2012
Powdery mildew on sugar beets can be particularly severe in arid climates, causing sugar yield losses of up to 35%. This publication describes the pathogen, its symptoms, disease cycle and epidemiology, and control measures, including disease monitoring and use of tolerant varieties.
Authors: Oiver T. Neher, John J. Gallian