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Plant Pathology Journal

Year: 2005  |  Volume: 4  |  Issue: 2  |  Page No.: 130 - 132

Antifungal Activity of Medicinal Plants from Jordan Environment

Amjad B. Khalil, Basem F. Dabaneh and Ghandi H. Anfoka


Medicinal plants collected from different locations in Jordan were tested for their antifungal activities against 5 plant pathogenic fungi: Phytophthora infestans, Fuusarium oxysporum, Rhizoctonia solani, Stemphylium solani and Mucor sp. Data of this study showed that the highest growth inhibition of all fungi was observed with Salvia indica, which gave (66.3%), of inhibitions for Stemphylium, followed by Mucor (60.5%), R. solani (51.7%), F. oxysporum (48%) and P. infestans (28.8%).

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