North Carolina disease report
Tomato spotted wilt caused the highest disease loss in 2005 with losses reported at 3.9 percent, according to a North Carolina State University Extension report.
The most severe losses were reported in the eastern and southern areas of the state, but incidences are on the rise in the western part of the state. Target spot losses were reported at 3.2 percentódouble the losses from this disease last year. Granville wilt and black shank accounted for 3 and 2.8 percent losses, respectively, this year.