Affected turf may appear thin, off colour and growth slows. It may occur in patches or as a general decline of large areas.
Pythium Root Rot
- General Information
Conditions Favouring Disease
Pythium Root Rot occurs in areas with high soil moisture, poor drainage and low light. Hot days, humid or rainy weather when the night temperatures are warm, above 20 degrees C.
Water in the mornings, infrequently and deeply. Remove thatch, ensure good light penetration into turf canopy. Avoid mowing during moist, hot weather.
- Treating Solutions
Signature Xtra Stressgard is proven to protect turf from stresses during summer decline, improves turf colour, density, vigour, uniformity and playability.
Banol is a proven, reliable systemic fungicide which is highly effective in controlling Pythium diseases.
Subdue Maxx is an economical control of Pythium in all turf species, suitable for protection of germinating seedlings during overseeding.
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