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Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Trichoderma harzianum and their bio-efficacy evaluation against Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia
Abstract Silver nanoparticles were successfully synthesized from agriculturally beneficial fungus Trichoderma harzianum through a simple green and eco-friendly route using cell filtrate. The silverExpand
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Chemical analysis of essential oils of Eupatorium adenophorum and their antimicrobial, antioxidant and phytotoxic properties
Essential oils from inflorescences and roots of Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng (Asteraceae) have been investigated for their antimicrobial, phytotoxic and antioxidant activities. Based on GC–MS, theExpand
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Comparative evaluation of two Trichoderma harzianum strains for major secondary metabolite production and antifungal activity
This investigation was undertaken to identify the major secondary metabolite, produced by two Trichoderma harzianum strains (T-4 and T-5) with their antifungal activity against phytopathogenic fungiExpand
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Essential oil composition, antifungal, and seedling growth inhibitory effects of zerumbone from Zingiber zerumbet Smith
Abstract The composition of the essential oil isolated from the rhizomes of Zingiber zerumbet Smith was determined using GC and GC–MS. Zerumbone (74.82%), humulene (6.02%), and β-copaen-4α-ol (4.32%)Expand
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Isolation, characterisation of major secondary metabolites of the Himalayan Trichoderma koningii and their antifungal activity
Ethyl acetate extracts of two strains of Trichoderma koningii were evaluated for antifungal activity against soilborne pathogenic fungi, Rhizoctonia solani, Sclerotium rolfsii, MacrophominaExpand
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Nano silver particle synthesis using Swertia paniculata herbal extract and its antimicrobial activity.
In the present study, green synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is demonstrated using medicinal herb Swertia paniculata extract. The plant extract acted both as reducing and capping agentsExpand
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Efficient detoxification of corn cob hydrolysate with ion-exchange resins for enhanced xylitol production by Candida tropicalis MTCC 6192.
The present study demonstrates utilization of secondary agricultural wastes for xylitol production. The highest xylan-to-xylose (70%) conversion was achieved using dilute nitric acid as catalystExpand
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Bioconversion of pentose sugars to value added chemicals and fuels: Recent trends, challenges and possibilities.
Most of the crop plants contain about 30% of hemicelluloses comprising D-xylose and D-arabinose. One of the major limitation for the use of pentose sugars is that high purity grade D-xylose andExpand
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Chemical composition and antifungal activity of Artemisia nilagirica essential oil growing in northern hilly areas of India
Essential oil extracted from aerial parts of Artemisia nilagirica was analysed by gas chromatography–mass spectroscopy. Forty-three constituents amounting to 98.16% of the total essential oilExpand
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Antioxidant potential of essential oil and cadinene sesquiterpenes of Eupatorium adenophorum
Eupatorium adenophorum (E. adenophorum) was hydro-distilled and the obtained essential oil was analyzed by gas chromatography—mass spectrometry (GC–MS). Twenty six essential oil constituentsExpand
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