Host Range of Sorghum Downy Mildew in Africa uri icon


  • The host range of an isolate of Peronosclerospora sorghi from Africa, the cause of downy mildew of sorghum, was determined. Seed from 24 species of Poaceae was collected and pregerminated in Petri dishes. Seedlings were spray germinated with a conidial suspension. Of the species inoculated only 3, maize, sorghum and wild sorghum developed a systemic infection

publication date

  • 1996