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Antifungal activity of medicinal plants against plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum

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Author(s): 1Subban Murugesan, 2Ramasamy Vijayakumar and 1Annamalai Panneerselvam

Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research
ISSN 0974-6943

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 843;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Medicinal plants | antifungal activity | plant pathogenic fungus | Fusarium oxysporum

ABSTRACT
The antifungal activity of eleven different medicinal plants namely Aloe vera, Alpinia calcarata, Acalypha indica, Carum copticum, Leucas aspera, Ocimum sanctum, Piper betle, Phyllanthus niruri, Solanum trilobatum, Memycelon umbellatum and Tridax procumbens were tested against plant pathogenic fungus F. oxysporum by agar well-diffusion method. The plants leaves were extracted with various solvents like ethyl acetate, diethyl ether and water (aqueous). Among the different plants tested, all the 3 solvent extracts of the Memycelon umbellatum showed maximum (21 mm) antifungal activity against the plant pathogen tested. Whereas the other plant extracts were showed moderate to minimum antifungal activit
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