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bermuda fungus or insect

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by tazz6584, Jul 10, 2005.

  1. tazz6584

    tazz6584 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    I have several lawns in one neighborhood that have turf damage. The sings are brown spots 1 to 3 inches in diameter and there is a light web that can be seen when there is moisture in the ground.These lawns are treated by fert companies.nad the problem comes back each year.
  2. TurfProSTL

    TurfProSTL LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 693

    Sounds like a disease. Maybe Dollar Spot. Look for the hour-glass shaped lesions on individual leaves.....
  3. Shawn Burns

    Shawn Burns LawnSite Member
    from N.C.
    Messages: 181

    Definatly sounds like dollar spot. Usually low N, low PH, and lack of H2O are to blame. Dollar spot can be treated with a fungicide but will develop a resistance to it if used repeatedly. Usually you can "grow" dollar spot out if you apply the proper amount of N and water appropriately, although that will depend some on your cutting height

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