Antifungal activity of essential oil isolated from Ocimum gratissimum L. (eugenol chemotype) against phytopathogenic fungi

@inproceedings{Faria2006AntifungalAO,
  title={Antifungal activity of essential oil isolated from Ocimum gratissimum L. (eugenol chemotype) against phytopathogenic fungi},
  author={Terezinha de Jesus Faria and Rafael Sottero Ferreira and Lidiane Yassumoto and Jos{\'e} Roberto Pinto Souza and Noemia Kazue Ishikawa and Aneli de Melo Barbosa},
  year={2006}
}
An investigation of antifungal activity of the essential oil obtained by steam-distillation (1.1% w/w) of the aerial parts of Ocimum gratissimum and of an ethanolic extract from the steam-distillation residue was carried out using the agar diffusion method. The results revealed that the essential oil inhibited the growth of all fungi tested, including the phytopathogens, Botryosphaeria rhodina, Rhizoctonia sp. and two strains of Alternaria sp., while the extract from the residue was inactive… CONTINUE READING

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