turf, disease control, South Dakota, lawn management
Lawn and turf areas can be seriously affected by disease problems. In South Dakota, fungi are the primary pathogens involved in lawn and turf diseases, although other pathogens (eg. nematodes) can cause extensive damage in some situations. Good lawn and turf care and cultural management often can prevent disease problems from becoming established or can aid in the recovery of affected areas.
Gallenberg, Dale J., "Turf Disease Control" (2002). SDSU Extension Extra Archives. 275.