(Megan Kennelly, KSU Plant Pathology)
“What disease is this?” Brown patch, Pythium, Leaf spot?
Answer – none of the above!
A couple weeks ago I posted about thatch and organic matter:
Last week I received another set of samples where turf was in decline, a disease was suspected, but the underlying issue was thatch or organic matter buildup.
Layering in the putting green:
Very thick thatch in the fairway:
Don’t forget to check underground.