International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition

International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition


International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019)

Antifungal activity of the ethyl acetate extract of Cyperus rotundus rhizome against certain fungi responsible for food spoilage and plant diseases


Meera Pal, JS Srivastava

Antifungal activity of the ethyl acetate EXTRACT of Cyperus rotundus rhizome was tested against certain saprophytic fungi viz. Alternaria spp., Curvularia spp., Colletotrichum sp., Erysiphe cichoracearum, Fusarium sp. and Helminthosporium sp. The inhibition of the spore germination of the fungi was recorded against all tested fungi at concentration of 750 ppm.
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