Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 2 No. 2

Antifungal Activity of Some Medicinal Herbs Extracts against Fungi imperfectii

Naveen Sharma, Jashoda Kumari, Madhu Rathore, Ankita Sharma and Kanika Sharma

Microbial Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, University College of Science, M.L.S University, Udaipur - 313 001, India.

Received on 12 June 2008 and accepted on 24 July 2008

 

ABSTRACT

The antifungal activity of crude extracts of some medicinal herbs was assayed against plant pathogenic Fungi imperfectii such as Drechslera graminea, Alterneria solani, Sclerotium rolfsii, Drechslera halodes, Fusarium moniliforme, Rhizoctonia solani, Curvularia lunata and Fusarium solani. The results were evaluated by the diameter of zone of inhibition. Percent extractive value was also evaluated. The results were found against 50% alcoholic extract was good for inhibition of some fungus.

Keywords : In vitro, antifungal activity, medicinal herbs, Fungi imperfectii.