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Anthracnose

QUICK FACTS SHEET FOR ANTHRACNOSE
Common Name Anthracnose
Other Names Foliar blight, Basal Rot
 Scientific Name Colletotrichum cereale
Occurence Turfgrass usually Annual Meadow grass (poa annua)
Causes

Low nutrition, compaction, reduced turf vigour, stressed turf. Cool and wet conditions cause basal rot stage.

Symptoms

Foliar blight appears as irregular yellow or bown patches. Basal rot appears with youngest leaf brick red leave and then yellowing leaves and black rot at the base of leaves.

Timings

Late summer but can be present any time of the year.  Foliar blight occurs in higher summer temperatue periods.Basal rot stage usually occurs in Autumn and Winter

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