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Leaf Blast of Turmeric. Y. Rathaiah, Plant Pathologist, ICAR Research Complex, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong Dist., Assam, India. Plant Dis. 64:104-105. Accepted for publication 9 March 1979. Copyright 1980 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-64-104.

A leaf blast caused by Pyricularia curcumae has been found on turmeric, probably the only host. Six of eight cultivars were immune.