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Title: Biology and pathology of turfgrass anthracnose

Author
item Crouch, Joanne
item Clarke, Bruce - Rutgers University

Submitted to: Golf Course Management
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/22/2012
Publication Date: 5/30/2012
Citation: Crouch, J., Clarke, B.B. 2012. Biology and pathology of turfgrass anthracnose. Golf Course Management. 80(5):96-102.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Anthracnose is a destructive fungal disease of weakened turf that occurs throughout the United States, Canada, and Western Europe and is particularly severe on annual bluegrass (Poa annua). In this article, we provide an overview of the biology, host range and epidemiology of the fungus responsible for anthracnose disease on turfgrass, Colletotrichum cereale.