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Red Thread Quiz

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Reference: Red Thread Fact Sheet.

1) Red thread affects cool-season turfgrasses such as fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, and perennial ryegrass.(Required)
2) Red thread is typically a lethal disease.(Required)
3) Symptoms and signs associated with red thread include(Required)
4) Red thread is more likely to occur under hot, wet conditions.(Required)
5) Red thread is caused by a(Required)
6) The red thread pathogen can survive the winter in infected turf, in thatch, and in soil.(Required)
7) Applying a nitrogen fertilizer in mid to late spring can be useful for managing red thread, particularly when a lawn has had a history of the disease.(Required)
8) Use of preventative fungicide sprays is often needed to adequately manage red thread.(Required)