ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITIES AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF NEEM LEAF EXTRACTS ON THE GROWTH OF ALTERNARIA

ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITIES AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION¬†OF NEEM LEAF EXTRACTS ON THE GROWTH OF ALTERNARIA SPECIES – IN VITRO CULTURE MEDIUM Naina Srivastava Department of ¬†Botany, D. A. V. (P.G.) College, Dehradun. Received: 18-07-2015 Accepted: 24-10-2015 Abstract: Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaf extract was taken to test its antifungal activity against three Alternaria spp. Ethanolic and Methanolic extracts in different concentrations (25%, 50%, 75% and 100%) was prepared and tested against test organisms using disc diffusion method. The crude aqueous and alcoholic leaf Read More …