Turmeric is one of the major species cultivated for its underground rhizome, which is also called as hidden lily or turmeric of commerce. It has versatile uses in flavoring, dye making, drug preparation, cosmetics and medicine. So far, around 100 active constituents have been recorded from turmeric. This herbal plant is highly prone to several fungal diseases, one of them is turmeric leaf spot disease caused by C. capsici. Several works have been conducted to control C. capsici by using chemical fungicides.
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