In vitro investigation on antifungal activity of some plant extracts against Pyricularia oryzae

  title={In vitro investigation on antifungal activity of some plant extracts against Pyricularia oryzae},
  author={Db Olufolaji and B. F. Adeosun and R. O. Onasanya},
Studies were carried out to determine the antifungal attributes of some plant extracts against Pyricularia oryzae. The plant species evaluated were the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, Chromolaena odorata, Cymbopogon citratus, seeds of Eugenia aromatica, Piper guineense, and nuts of Garcinia kola . Antifungal activity was tested at concentrations of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 100 % of plant extracts, using the poisoned food technique. All plant extracts reduced the growth of Pyricularia oryzae at all… CONTINUE READING

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