Large patch is back in full swing this fall. Gray leaf spot severely iimpacting tall fescue lawns in late summer. It's been a long tough season for bentgrass putting greens. Physiological decline of bent grass roots is common. Poa and bentgrass with black feet indicate anthracnose is back.

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Disease Reports will be posted throughout the 2015 season detailing current weather conditions, turfgrass-related news, regional turf disease outbreaks, and suggestions for control.

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The Mizzou Turf Diagnostic Lab as part of the MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic provides identification of turf problems, and suggests management practices to aid recovery. Click on the Turf Diagnostics link to access the submission form and instructions for submitting a sample, or visit the MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic for more information.