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Phytophthora infestans(PHYTIN)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYTIN
  • Preferred name: Phytophthora infestans
  • Authority: (Montagne) de Bary

Common names
Name Language
kartoffelskimmel Danish
Braunfäule: Kartoffel German
Braunfäule: Tomate German
Krautfäule: Tomate German
Kraut- und Knollenfäule: Kartoffel German
downy mildew of potato English
late blight of potato English
late blight of tomato English
mildiú de la patata Spanish
mildiú del tomate Spanish
tizón tardio Spanish
mildiou de la pomme de terre French
mildiou de la tomate French
bulvių maras Lithuanian
фитофтороз картофеля Russian
Kingdom Chromista ( 1CHROK )
Phylum Pseudofungi ( 1PSDFP )
Class Oomycetes ( 1OOMYC )
Order Peronosporales ( 1PEROO )
Family Peronosporaceae ( 1PEROF )
Genus Phytophthora ( 1PHYTG )
Species Phytophthora infestans ( PHYTIN )