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ANTIFUNGAL EFFECT OF ESSENTIAL OILS ON IN VITRO GROWTH OF PATHOGENIC FUNGI

@article{Sitara2008ANTIFUNGALEO,
  title={ANTIFUNGAL EFFECT OF ESSENTIAL OILS ON IN VITRO GROWTH OF PATHOGENIC FUNGI},
  author={U. Sitara and Ishrat Niaz and J. Naseem and N. Sultana},
  journal={Pakistan Journal of Botany},
  year={2008}
}
  • U. Sitara, Ishrat Niaz, +1 author N. Sultana
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Pakistan Journal of Botany
  • Essential oils extracted from the seeds of neem (Azadirachta indica), mustard (Brassica campestris), black cumin (Nigella sativa) and asafoetida (Ferula assafoetida) were evaluated for their antifungal activity @ 0.5, 0.1 and 0.15% against eight seed borne fungi viz., Aspergillus niger, A. flavus, Fusarium oxysporum, F. moniliforme, F. nivale, F. semitectum, Drechslera hawiinesis and Alternaria alternata. Ridomyl gold (MZ 68%WP) was used for comparison. All the oils extracted except mustard… CONTINUE READING
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