Knowledge Center: Sooty Mold

Knowledge Center: Sooty Mold

Sooty mold is a black, flaky growth on plant leaves, stems, and trunks that is often confused for some sort of plant disease. In-stead of being the cause of a plant problem, it is a sign that insects have been feeding—specifically, those of the “piercing-sucking”...
Take-All Root Rot

Take-All Root Rot

Take-All Root Rot (TARR) will be most prevalent during periods of prolonged rainfall such as summer to early fall months when Florida receives the majority of its annual rainfall.  The disease affects St. Augustinegrass by attacking the roots and stolons, and it...