TITLE

Diseases of Turfgrass

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Bruce B.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Plant & Pest Advisory: Landscape, Nursery & Turf;5/3/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on various diseases of turfgrass. Anthracnose disease is caused by the fungus Colletotrichum cereale in turfs that grow under stress and Stripe Smut disease which is caused by the fungus Ustilago striiformis that appear in susceptible Kentucky bluegrass plantings. It further informs that the Rutgers Golf Classic will be held on May 7, 2012 at the Fiddlers Elbow CC in Bedminster Township, New Jersey to attract the golfers from different states.
ACCESSION #
75074206

 

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