is a fungal disease that effects the foliar portions of many edible crops. White patches of fungi spores will appear on the leaves and continue to grow, inhibiting photosynthesis and causing the plant to grow weak over time.
Leaves will most often turn yellow and fall off as a result, although the disease is rarely fatal to the plant. The flavor of your fruit can also be affected since powdery mildew limits the plants ability to produce sugars for energy. This will diminish the production and flavor of a fruit bearing plant.
The most common cause of powdery mildew is a growing condition with high humidity, warm temperatures, and reduced air circulation to plants. The disease thrives in temperatures from 60 to 80 degrees, so shady conditions can also promote the spread of powdery mildew.
There are several ways to control or limit powdery mildew in a garden or an indoor setting, but the best method is to ensure that you provide enough space for your plants to grow. Establish even spacing, try not to cluster them close together, and don't overwater.
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