Growing Silverbeet, also Swiss Chard or Mangold

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22 Nov 19 EILEEN ROSE (Australia - temperate climate)
Our silverbeet has white coating on leaves which is very tedious to wash off. What is it and is it harmful to ingest?
25 Nov 19 anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Sounds like powdery mildew, research it on the internet.
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