Turfgrass Disease Team


NEW UPDATES: Family of Fungicide Sheet and Anthracnose Factsheet, Turf Tips: July 24

Welcome to The Ohio State University Turfgrass Disease Team web site! The purpose of this web site is to update you about the important turfgrass diseases, as well as inform you of new research findings in the area. Check out our publications and disease updates for more information on specific diseases.

To learn more about us visit the "People" page on the left navigation bar. Here you will find our contact information. This website contains an RSS feed RSSso be sure to subscribe so that you can receive current updates about plant diseases occurring right now in Ohio. These updates can be found on the "Turf Disease Updates" page. The "Sampling" page will be of interest to those needing answers from the experts and "Publications" will contain any recent research we have done on turfgrass diseases or articles, such as fact sheets. For more information and full articles click on the green titles. If you have questions please feel free to contact us!

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Recent Publications

May 5, 2015

We've updated the "Families of Fungicides for Turfgrass" table! May 2015

March 3, 2015

Get updated on the disease Anthracnose Basal Rot.

September 10, 2014

Over the Labor Day weekend Gray Leaf Spot has been active and confirmed in several locations in central and southern Ohio. This can be a very destructive disease to perennial ryegrass. If this disease is suspected and you would like confirmation send samples to the OSU Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic; ppdc.osu.edu

Recent Turf Disease Updates

July 24, 2015

After what seemed like endless amounts of rain, we've dried out a bit finally! What are turf managers from the region now dealing with? Find out in this week's video.

July 10, 2015

This week: spots, patches, algae and more

June 19, 2015

Rain + hot temps = disease. Joe Rimelspach and Todd Hicks with the latest disease update.