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It may not be possible to completely eradicate disease and other threats from golf course greens, but superintendents have a number of available resources to keep them at bay.


Scientists Identify Fungal Turfgrass Disease

By | November 1, 2016

Curvularia malina, which occurs on short-cut Bermuda and Zoysia grasses on southern golf courses, resembles an ink spill, causing leaves to turn dark and get mushy, though the condition clears up with drier summer weather. The team found a fungicide that can be used preventively or to treat infected areas at the time of year it is most likely to appear.