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Turf Diseases

Anthracnose

Anthracnose typically infects turfgrass, particulary Wintergrass during warm weather...

Brown Patch

The symptoms of Brown Patch can vary depending on the grass cultivar, climatic and...

Curvularia Leaf Spot

Curvularia is mostly secondary disease after primary pathogens such as Spring Dead...

Dollar Spot

Dollar Spot causes sunken, circular patches that measure up to 5 cm in diameter on...

Fairy Rings

The term 'Fairy Ring' is used to describe a number of turfgrass diseases...

Fusarium Patch

Fusarium Patch can be a devastating disease on fine turf surfaces as the patches may...

Grey Leaf Spot

The symptoms of Grey Leaf Spot vary depending on the grass cultivar. On St. Augustine...

Leaf Spot/Melting-Out

Leaf Spot (melting-out) causes purplish-brown to black spots with tan centers on the...

Mole Crickets

Mole Crickets burrow in soil instead of living above ground like other crickets. Mole...

Necrotic Ring Spot

Necrotic Ring Spot first appears as small light green spots and progresses to thinned...

Powdery Mildew

The disease first appears on the leaves as individual tufts of fine, white mycelium....

Pythium Blight

Pythium Blight appears suddenly during hot, humid weather. The disease can spread very...

Pythium Root Rot

Pythium Root Rot is common on highly maintained turf, such as golf course greens....

Red Thread

Red Thread causes patches that are reddish-brown in colour and 2.5 to 10 cm in...

Rust

Rust diseases cause light yellow flecks initially on the leaf blades and sheaths. The...

Summer Patch

Summer Patch appears as circular or irregularly shaped patches that measure from...

Take-All Patch

Take-All Patch symptoms begin as a slight reddening or bronzing of bentgrass usually...

White Grubs

White Grubs live in the root systems of plants and may cause severe damage over a...