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The 7th Powdery Mildew Genomics Workshop 2017 concluded on Friday 15th September, 2017. The meeting followed on from another powdery mildew summer school, which I was unable to attend, and both were well hosted by the Eszterházy Károly University, Eger, Hungary.
Contribution to the powdery mildew citizen science scheme has recently been added as an optional activity for GCSE teachers to involve their students in. I have managed to collaborate with Alistair Moore of University of York Science Education Group to include … Continue reading
Now entering its third year the powdery mildew citizen science scheme is gaining more momentum, more followers, and more samples. Can we hope for more again this year?
After months of collecting and analysing, the results of the 2015 Powdery Mildew Survey are in! See the complete species list here and a small commentary relating these results to the UK powdery mildew baseline here.
Alongside the identification of the host plant, certain morphological features (i.e. the appearance) are extremely useful when attempting to narrow down the potential identity of powdery mildew specimens. These features have been used to help identify samples sent in to the Powdery … Continue reading
Plants can be infected with a wide array of different diseases. Some of these can easily be misidentified; and this has become evident in the 2015 Powdery Mildew Survey. Powdery mildews are just one of handfuls of different white structures on the … Continue reading