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Need Your Help With Turf Disease Photos

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dhicks, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Posts: 771

    I have relocated to our summer home in Gulf Shores, AL. Anyway, I have noticed these yellow patches developing in the grass. I know northern grasses and can diagnose some of the typical problems. However, southern grasses are my downfall. A neighbor said she had the same problem and a friend told her to use 2 cups bleach to 1 gallon of water to cure. She claims it's a type of worm problem. Before I resort to bleaching my lawn, what do you think is going on?

    Thanks in advance!!!

    Here are two photos of the problem that I am having in my turf:


  2. DGM

    DGM LawnSite Member
    from Ga.
    Posts: 154

    Looks to me like Centipede delcine. To much Nitrogen and mowing height above 2" increases the risk. You will notice there will be little root development in those areas.
  3. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Posts: 771

    Thanks DGM.

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