Prevent Pythium root infections like this one on putting greens now. The potential for large patch looms large with this current weather. Yellow forsythia blooms in February... seriously. Winter is here, and so are the education events! Bermudagrass, some of it still seeding, is not showing the signs of October.

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Disease Reports will be posted throughout the season detailing current weather conditions, turfgrass-related news, regional turf disease outbreaks, and suggestions for control.

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The Mizzou Turf Diagnostic Lab as part of the MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic provides identification of turf problems, and suggests management practices to aid recovery. Click on the Turf Diagnostics link to access the submission form and instructions for submitting a sample, or visit the MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic for more information.