powdery mildew


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powdery mildew

n.
1. Any of various plant diseases caused by fungi, especially of the family Erysiphaceae, that produce powdery conidia on the host surface.
2. A fungus causing such a disease.

powdery mildew

n
1. (Plant Pathology) a plant disease characterized by a superficial white powdery growth on stems and leaves, caused by parasitic ascomycetous fungi of the family Erysiphaceae: affects the rose, aster, apple, vine, oak, etc
2. (Plant Pathology) any of the fungi causing this disease

pow′dery mil′dew


n.
1. any of various fungi of the ascomycete order Erysiphales that produce a powderlike film of mycelium on the surface of host plants.
2. the plant disease caused by powdery mildew.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.powdery mildew - any of various fungi of the genus Erysiphe producing powdery conidia on the host surfacepowdery mildew - any of various fungi of the genus Erysiphe producing powdery conidia on the host surface
Erysiphe, genus Erysiphe - genus of powdery mildews
mildew - a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
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