Grass You Select = Diseases it Will Get
Program Specialist, Turfgrass Pathology
Ohio State University
When it comes to lawn diseases, a basic driving factor is the susceptibility of turfgrass in the landscape. There is no perfect disease, or problem-free grass, but the genetic composition of the lawn population is a key factor in determining what disease(s) may potentially develop. We'll offer tips on selecting turf species for managing diseases and discuss the impact selection may have on other lawn maintenance practices and customer expectations.
• Develop a practical process for selecting the best turfgrass for a lawn
• Uncover ways to work with existing lawns to minimize disease problems
• Learn how to identify key diseases and implement successful management strategies