Powdery mildew: Biology & Management in the Garden

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension

Probably best known for making our squash leaves white, powdery mildew is an ever-present plant disease in the home garden. Dr. Jay Pscheidt will take us to the microscopic level to understand the biology of the fungi that cause powdery mildew and provide practical advice to manage this common nemesis in our gardens.

Presented by: Dr. Jay Pscheidt, Professor & Extension Plant Pathology Specialist, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

Resources from the Pacific Northwest Pest Management Disease Handbook:
 Powdery Mildew on Specific Plants (search results)
General information on Powdery Mildew 
Horticultural Spray Oils

Image credit: Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo,

Created by Brooke Edmunds

Primary Audience: Public