Disease Profiles

There are over 100 diseases that affect North Carolina turfgrasses. Fortunately, there are only about 25 turfgrass diseases that develop year after year. The following is a list of the most common diseases that affect North Carolina turfgrasses.

Algae Dollar Spot Leaf Spot Pythium Root Rot Spring Dead Spot
Anthracnose Fairy Ring Microdochium Patch Red Leaf Spot Summer Patch
Brown Patch Gray Leaf Spot Powdery Mildew Red Thread White Patch
Copper Spot Gray Snow Mold Pythium Blight Rust Yellow Patch
Damping Off Large Patch Pythium Root Dysfunction Slime Mold Yellow Tuft