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Tobacco Mold Spreads (295)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– A mold threatening Tennessee’s burley tobacco crop has turned up in four more counties and more cases probably have gone unreported, a University of Tennessee plant specialist said Friday.  Dr. Donald Fowlkes of the UT Extension Service said blue mold was confirmed this week in Williamson, Claiborne, Grainger and Hancock counties.  The first