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- Teacher Training
- Enhancing identification accuracy for powdery mildews using previously underexploited DNA loci
- A hunt for some of the UK’s most rarely recorded fungal treasures
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Publications can take time – it has been almost six months since I first submitted this paper and years since the start of the research towards it!
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.
Please refer to the 2016 survey for updated info. The inaugural 2014 Powdery Mildew Survey produced a total of 160 powdery mildew samples resulting in 51 different species. Samples were received from all around the UK. With two years of collection … Continue reading
Locate powdery mildew on plant host. Prune off several whole leaves (fig. 1). Put the fresh leaves in a slightly inflated sealed bag (fig. 2). Send to: Powdery Mildew Survey Oliver Ellingham Harborne Building School of Biological Sciences University of Reading … Continue reading