Table

Grass Species Susceptibility to Fusarium
Annual Meadow Grass Very Susceptible
Brown Top Bent Susceptible
Creeping Bent Susceptible
Velvet Bent Marginally Susceptible
Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass Marginally Resistant
Perennial Ryegrass Marginally Resistant
Creeping Red Fescue Resistant
Chewings Fescue Resistant
New fine leaved cultivars of perennial ryegrass have been developed which are able to withstand close mowing, are shade and wear tolerant and are quite resistant to Fusarium Patch attack.