ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

G.S. Deora , Deepti Suhalka and Gunjan Vishwakarma
Bryology Laboratory, Department of Botany, B.N. (P.G.) College, Udaipur – 313 001, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2010;4(1):425-428
© The Author(s). 2010
Received: 16/06/2009 | Accepted: 28/07/2009 | Published: 30/04/2010

The antifungal activity of aqueous crude extract of Philonotis revoluta(a moss)on fungi Fusarium moniliforme(Sheldon), Helminthosporium turcicum (Pass). Leonard & Suggs. and Curvularia lunata(Wakker)Boedijn was determined using pour-plate method. Colony diameter and fresh weight of test organisms under the effect of different concentrations of extract was evaluated. The results suggested that all the extracts showed significant inhibitory activity but colony diameter and fresh weight was found to be maximum in lower concentrations of extract whereas it was found to be minimum in higher concentrations of Philonotis revoluta.


Antifungal activity, Philonotis revoluta, Moss, Phytopathogenic fungi, Aqueous crude extract

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