White rust

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Is this a Minor Pest?
Minor Pest Title

White rust (Albugo candida)

Minor Pest Description

It affects every known cruciferous crop. However, this disease is generally less common on cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower than on radish, horseradish, mustard and turnip. Leaves have chlorotic or necrotic spots on their upper surface. Pustules form on the lower side of the leaves, small stems and floral parts.

Minor Pest What to do.
  • Clean up crop refuse and destroy cruciferous weeds.
  • Crop rotation of at least 3 years can help reduce the disease.
Minor Pest Position
Minor Pest Firstcontent
Pest Type
Host Plants
Cabbage,Kales,other Brassicas- Revised