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Please be sure to read the product label of any insecticide you choose to use to get information on the personal protective safety gear you will need. In most situations, it is recommended that you wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, closed toe shoes with socks, chemical resistant gloves, and goggles. In areas where ventilation is poor, a manufacturer may recommend you wear a mask or a respirator. We have put together two different safety kits that will make selecting the correct safety gear easier for you.

Dollar Spot Identification Guide

Learn How to Identify Dollar Spot Lawn Fungus

By DoMyOwn staff

Dollar Spot Is a Fungal Lawn Disease

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Dollar spot is a fungal disease that commonly affects closely cut turf and is often found on golf courses, but can be found in residential lawns as well. It often affects bentgrass, bermudagrass, fescue, ryegrass, and Kentucky bluegrass.

Dollar Spot Appearance

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Affected areas form roughly round patches of tan, bleached grass, and they can be anywhere from a couple inches to six inches in diameter.

Infected grass blades have bleached patches (lesions) with a darker border, and the affected grass blades form the patches of discolored turf.

The size of the dollar spot patches can differ based on the mowing height; longer grass tends to have larger patches.

Tends to appear in the spring and early summer, and sometimes again early fall.

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