Gray leaf spot found on tall fescue in Missouri In wet summer conditions, bentgrass roots may recede. Aerification holes help. Attend the 2015 MU Turfgrass & Ornamental field day to see fraze mowing research. Brown patch has been a problem this year even on non-shaded tall fescue. Saturated soils can = Pythium root rot on putting greens.

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Disease Reports will be posted throughout the 2015 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.