publication . Article . 2017

Antifungal (in vitro) activity of plant extracts for the control of anthracnose (Colletotrichum acutatum)

Villacís-Aldaz Luis Alfredo; León-Gordon Olguer; Santana-Mayorga Rita; Mangui-Tobar José; Carranza Galo; Pazmiño-Miranda Pilar;
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  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Journal of the Selva Andina Biosphere (issn: 2308-3867, eissn: 2308-3859, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Selva Andina Research Society
Abstract
The antifungal effect of five plant extracts: nettle (Urtica dioica), chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile), frame (Artemisia vulgaris), lavender (Lavandula officinalis) and chamico (Datura ferox) were evaluated at laboratory level for control of anthracnose (Colletotrichum acutatum) of the tree tomato (Solanum betaceum), using two methods of extraction (maceration and steam trapping), in the results obtained, statistical differences were observed in the percentage of inhibition of mycelial growth of the fungus, the treatment with lavender extract obtained by the steam trapping method presented the greatest efficiency for anthracnose control (66.23%). The other treatme...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Micelial, in vitro, inhibition, pathogen, maceration., Forestry, SD1-669.5, Plant culture, SB1-1110, Plant ecology, QK900-989
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