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First report of Lasiodiplodia theobromae (Pat.) Griffon & Maubl causing root rot and collar rot disease of physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) in India
Physic nut (Jatropha curcas), an important bio-fuel crop grown in the state of Tamil Nadu, India suffered heavy losses due to a root disease in 2007. The symptoms observed were yellowing, droopingExpand
Seed-Borne Biocontrol Agents for the Management of Rice Sheath Rot Caused by Sarocladium oryzae (Sawada) W. Gams & D. Hawksw
All the antagonist isolates obtained from rice seeds showed in vitro inhibitory effect on Sarocladium oryzae ranging from 10.90 to 82.18 per cent. Bacillus subtilis isolate 9 was found to be highlyExpand
Pharmacological profile of mangostin and its derivatives.
Mangostin (M), a naturally occurring xanthone in the rinds of the fruits of Garcinia mangostana Linn. (Guttiferae) and its derivatives such as 3-0-methyl mangostin (MM), 3,6-di-O-methyl mangostinExpand
Defence responses of chilli fruits to Colletotrichum capsici and Alternaria alternata
The induction of defence compounds and enzymes involved in the phenylpropanoid pathway were studied in the ripe and green chilli fruits inoculated with Colletotrichum capsici and AlternariaExpand
Dammarane triterpene saponin from Bacopa monniera as the superoxide inhibitor in polymorphonuclear cells.
The hydroalcoholic extract of the whole plant of Bacopa monniera Wettst. (Scrophulariaceae), exhibited an inhibitory effect on superoxide released from polymorphonuclear (PMN) cells in the nitroblueExpand
Studies on the pharmacological actions of Cardiospermum helicacabum.
The leaves of the plant "Cardospermum helicacabum" were extracted with different solvents and found to contain largely tannins, saponins and traces of alkaloids. The alcoholic extract was tested forExpand
First report of Alternaria alternata causing leaf spot on Aloe barbadensis in India
Aloe (Aloe barbadensis), an important medicinal plant grown in the state of Tamil Nadu, India has suffered heavy losses due to a leaf disease in 2006. The symptoms observed were small, circular toExpand