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April 19, 2013
by Lee Butler

A yard with St. Augustinegrass damaged by large patch
Large Patch Symptoms on St. Augustinegrass

You know it's officially spring in North Carolina when there are giant patches of brown grass in bermudagrass, centipedegrass, St. Augustinegrass, and zoysiagrass. These giant patches of brown grass are better known as large patch, caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani, and if you've ever had an outbreak of this disease, you now know why the disease was coined large patch. Read more on the Turf Pathology Blog.