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Content Type:Q & A
Corporate Author(s):USGA Green Section
Title:Powdery mildew on bluegrass
Section:Our letter box
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Source:Turf Culture [II]. Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1939, p. 96.
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: United States Golf Association, Green Section
# of Pages:1
Question:"I am sending you a small piece of Kentucky bluegrass sod which appears to have a mildew which gives off a fine dust when the grass is perfectly dry. I should appreciate your advising me what is affecting the bluegrass, if there is any danger from it, and, if so, how it can be treated."
Source of Question:Virginia
Answer/Response:"The sample you sent was affected by powdery mildew. This commonly occurs on Kentucky bluegrass in the spring, but we have never seen it do any serious harm. This fungus can be controlled by dusting it with finely powdered sulphur. This is the treatment we use in the greenhouse, where the disease is troublesome in propagating stock material. We do not know of any place where the disease has been troublesome enough to justify treatment out-of-doors."
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Fungicide recommendations; Fungus control; Poa pratensis; Powdery mildew
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
USGA Green Section. 1939. Powdery mildew on bluegrass. Turf Culture [II]. 1(1):p. 96.
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