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Biological Activities of Geranium wallichianum

Author(s): Bashir Ahmad | Muhammad Ismail | Zafar Iqbal | M. Iqbal Chaudhry

Journal: Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
ISSN 1682-3974

Volume: 2;
Issue: 13;
Start page: 971;
Date: 2003;
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Keywords: Geranium wallichianum | antifungal | antibacterial | insecticidal | phytotoxic | cytotoxic

The crude extract of Geranium wallichianum was tested for antifungal, antibacterial, insecticidal, phytotoxic and cytotoxic activities. The extract displayed an overall moderate activity against human, animal and plant pathogens in antifungal bioassay and against Staphylococcus aureus in antibacterial activity. The extract did not display any remarkable activity in the rest of bioassays.
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