6000 Gray Leaf Spot in Georgia Turfgrass: Identification and Control | UGA Cooperative Extension

In the state of Georgia, gray leaf spot (GLS) primarily affects St. Augustinegrass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) and is particularly chronic and damaging in the coastal area of the state. This publication contains important information on the biology of the causal agent, detailed description of the disease symptoms (aided by high-quality, detailed pictures), relevant up-to-date information on conditions favoring the disease, as well as cultural, genetic, and chemical methods of control. The publication is intended for turfgrass professionals, consultants, county faculty, homeowners, and the general public.

Status and Revision History
Published on Jun 22, 2017

Alfredo Martinez Extension Plant Pathologist-Turfgrass, Small Grains, NonLegume Forages, Plant Pathology Donald M. Gardner County Extension Agent, Southeast District Jacob G. Price County Extension Coordinator, Southwest District Elizabeth L. Little Extension Plant Pathologist - landscape, garden, and organic fruit and vegetables, Plant Pathology
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