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Managing Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass (PPFS-OR-T-13)

Spring dead spot is the most destructive disease of bermudagrass in Kentucky. The most serious outbreaks occur under high maintenance conditions; e.g., high nitrogen fertility, low mowing height, and frequent traffic. Moderate to severe outbreaks can occur under low-maintenance conditions as well.  A newly revised publication discusses spring dead spot symptoms, cause, disease development, and management on bermudagrass.

PPFS-OR-T-13Managing Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass (PPFS-OR-T-13) is available online.

For additional publications on turfgrass diseases, visit the UK Plant Pathology Extension Publications webpage.


By Paul Vincelli, Extension Plant Pathologist




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