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Is Root Rot on Your Radar?

– By Daniel Freund, M.S. student For those who manage golf course putting greens, Pythium root rot should be on …

Spring Dead Spot Management

2018 Field Trial Highlights

While we conduct 60-70 field trials annually, these are a few of the more interesting ones we thought we …

Environmental Fate Work Flow

Where Did Your Fungicide Go?

We believe all turfgrass managers are interested in maximizing the efficacy of their fungicide applications. In fact, many superintendents …

2018 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2018 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were nearly identical to total …

If I Had a Dollar for Every Spot!

It’s time to welcome a new genus to the turfgrass pathogen family: Clarireedia! This genus has been suggested to …

Fairy Ring

It's No Fairy Tale... It's Fairy Ring!

Fairy ring is a problematic disease of sand-based putting greens, especially on ultradwarf bermudagrass (UBD) putting greens. Previous research …

2017 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, turfgrass samples submitted to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were up by 9% when compared to 2016. …

What the Patch is That!

The unusual weather in the Carolinas this fall and winter have led to substantial patch development on ultradwarf bermudagrass …

What Happened in 2016?

Overall, turfgrass samples submitted to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were down by 6% when compared to 2015. …

Anthracnose Alert!

The NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab has diagnosed several cases of anthracnose on creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass putting …

Cover photo for Pythium-Palooza!

Pythium-Palooza!

As mentioned in a tweet Dr. Kerns sent out a couple a weeks ago, the current weather conditions are …