GTZ- IPM Horticulture Project. Kenya.
Is this a Minor Pest?
Minor Pest Title
Powdery mildew (<i>Erysiphe polygoni</i>)
Minor Pest Description
A white powdery mould appears on the upper leaf surfaces. Severely diseased leaves turn yellow and die. Leaf petioles, stems and pods can also be affected.
Minor Pest What to do.
- Plough under bean debris after harvest.
- Practise a 2-3 year crop rotation without legumes.
- Avoid continuous bean cropping.
Minor Pest Position
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