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Downy mildew of Rudbeckia fulgida cv. Goldsturm by Plasmopara halstedii in Virginia

Author(s): C. X. Hong

Month: Nov
Year: 2006

Journal: Plant Disease
Volume: 90
Issue: 11
Pages: 1461-1461

Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse,Nursery
Location: Virginia

Species Referenced: Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange coneflower),


Reports on the observation of a pathogen, identified as Plasmopara halstedii, on Rudbeckia hirta cv. Goldsturm at a commercial nursery in Virginia Beach, VA. The disease resulted in loss of marketability of the plants effected. This pathogen attacks a number of plants in the genera of Centaurea, Coreopsis, Erigeron, Helianthus, and Verbena in addition to Rudbeckia species.

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C. X. Hong. "Downy mildew of Rudbeckia fulgida cv. Goldsturm by Plasmopara halstedii in Virginia." Plant Disease 90.11 (2006): 1461-1461.

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ISSN: 0191-2917
DOI: 10.1094/pd-90-1461b

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