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 …

MYCELIAL GROWTH RESPONSE TO GLYPHOSATE EXPOSURE

MYCELIAL GROWTH RESPONSE TO GLYPHOSATE EXPOSURE Deep Gupta and Namita Joshi* Centre for Agri Informatics and Engineering, Shobhit Deemed-to-be-University, Modipuram Meerut. deepguptanir@yahoo.com *Department of Environmental Science, Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttrakhand Abstract: Glyphosate is a broad spectrum, post emergence herbicide that is readily translocated throughout the plant. It is a weak organic acid consisting of a glycine and a phosphonomethyl moiety. It is usually formulated as a salt of the deprotonated acid of glyphosate and a cation, e.g., Read More …