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Department of Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
1712 Claflin Road
4024 Throckmorton PSC
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Publications - Turfgrass diseases

The following links provide images and management information for diseases of turfgrass common in Kansas

Anthracnose of Bentgrass and Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens (pdf)

Brown Patch-Information for Homeowners (pdf)

Brown Patch-Commercial (pdf)

Cool-Season Brown Patch (pdf)

Dollar Spot (pdf)

Fairy Rings (pdf)

Moss Management in Turfgrass (pdf)

Rust Disease of Turfgrasses (pdf)

Slime Mold (pdf)

Summer Patch (pdf)

Yellow Patch (Cool-Season Brown Patch) of Turfgrass (pdf)


Other Resources

K-State Turfgrass & Landscape Blog

The K-State Turfgrass and Landscape Blog provides updates throughout the year. Please visit and subscribe to stay up-to-date with with news and research.

Commercial Turfgrass Fungicide

The University of Kentucky, Rutgers, and the University of Wisconsin published a commercial turfgrass fungicide guide.