Late blight hits early this year, say experts

Media contact: Dr. Kelly Ivors, associate professor of plant pathology and North Carolina Cooperative Extension specialist, North Carolina State University, 828-684-3562 or

Late blight, a plant disease that can kill tomato plants, has been found on North Carolina tomatoes earlier in the growing season this year than usual, according to a Cooperative Extension plant pathologist at North Carolina State University.

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