FUNGAL DISEASES

*Stops the transportation of water & minerals within the grass
*Fungi spreads by wind, water, soil, insects, mowers, people
*Spores infect grass by penetrating directly into plant parts
*Managing Disease Cycle-
*Protect rather than cure = sanitation
*If grass is stressed it is more susceptible to infection
*Maintain plant vitality and the grass can resist infection
*Add compost of organic matter and/or compost tea
*If powdery mildew, spray with baking soda and water
*Be regular with methods & strategies to prevent entry on new diseases.