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Take-all Patch

Take all Patch

[Gaeumannomyces graminis]

Situation: Formerly known as Ophiobolus patch, Take-all patch is a disease of cool season turf particularly Bentgrass.

Turf Damage: Initial patches often resemble fusarium patch; however, they continue to develop after fusarium has ceased in late spring. Patches can range from 10cm to an area covering three metres.

Occurrence: Most severe in cool wet years on poorly drained irrigated turf. Patches often occur after fumigation in areas of low nitrogen fertility and/or high pH.

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