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Preece, T.F., 1996

Downy Mildews, Powdery Mildews, Smuts & Rusts

A brief introductory guide for the amateur beginner in plant pathology. Gives useful hints on fieldcraft (eg Willis Bramley's advice to budding plant pathologists: leaves are normally green - look for bits of leaf that aren't.) Also provides a useful overview of the terminology.

Publisher British Mycological Society (BMS)
Volume 5
Pages 32
Coverage Introductory guide for beginners.
Illustrations Line drawings accomappny the text.
Identify Under a Compound Microscope (also useful to examine with x15 or x20 hand lens).

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

PERONOSPORACEAE Warm. (downy mildews) Background Reading Current
ERYSIPHALES Gwynne-Vaughan{?} (powdery mildews) Background Reading Current
PUCCINIALES Clem. & Shear (rust fungi) Background Reading Current
USTILAGINOMYCETIDAE J├╝lich (a subclass of smut fungi) Background Reading Current
TRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants) Background Reading Current
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