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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Fungi-toxic Properties of Leaf Extracts of Some Herbaceous Wild Plants

D. K. Shrivastava, Kshma Swarnkar, T. P. Chandra

In the present investigation fungi-toxic properties of leaf extracts of five herbaceous wild plant species namely; Ageratum conozoides; Blumea erianth; Chrozophora rottleri; Galingsoga parviflora and Phyllanthus niruri were evaluated in vitro against two phyto-pathogens viz. Alternaria solani and Rhizoctonia solani. Leaf extracts were prepared in three solvents i.e. Ethenol; Methanol and Hot water. Extracts of Ageratum conozoides and Chrozophora rottleri; showed complete (100 %) mycellial inhibition of A. solani as well as R. solani at 10 % concentration which was comparable with respective fungicide at 100 ppm. Irrespective of plant species; extracts prepared in ethanol was most effective in arresting the mycelial growth of the pathogens whereas; superior phytotoxic activity was observed in Ageratum conozoides extracts and other four plants toxicity was found in corresponding manner - Chrozophora rottleri > Galingsoga parviflora > Blumea eriantha > Phyllanthus niruri.

Keywords: Fungi-toxic, Phyto-toxicity, Leaf Extracts, Herbaceous wild plants, Mycelial inhibition

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 1852 - 1856

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D. K. Shrivastava, Kshma Swarnkar, T. P. Chandra, "Fungi-toxic Properties of Leaf Extracts of Some Herbaceous Wild Plants", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=2014647, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 1852 - 1856



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