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Cover photo for 2020 Diagnostics Lab Review

2020 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2020 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were lower than samples submitted …

Cover photo for New Turfgrass Disease Profiles

New Turfgrass Disease Profiles

We have recently added three new turfgrass disease profiles to our website. They are leaf and sheath blight (a.k.a. …

Cover photo for 2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2019 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were nearly identical to total …

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