Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3804

Table of Content: 10 July, 2017; 11(26)

July 2017

In-ovo biological activities of Phyllanthus amarus leaf extracts against Newcastle disease virus

Newcastle disease virus is a paramyxovirus which causes Newcastle disease in birds. Investigation was done on the effect of leaf extract of Phyllanthus amarus against Newcastle disease virus (NDV) using an in-ovo assay. Nine to eleven day-old viable embryonated chicken eggs (ECE) were used for the assay, these were divided into six groups of six eggs each. Methanol, aqueous and n-hexane extracts of the plant leaves were...

Author(s): Faeji, C. O., Oladunmoye, M. K., Adebayo, I. A. and Adebolu, T. T.

July 2017

Evaluation of essential oils for preventive or curative management of melon gummy stem blight and plant toxicity

Melon cultivation is frequently heavily reliant on synthetic fungicides, including products used to control gummy stem blight caused by Stagonosporopsis cucurbitacearum. The essential oils used in controlling plant pathogens may offer an alternative to chemical pesticides. This study evaluated the effectiveness of essential oils to control the gummy stem blight in melon plants. In vitro tests were carried out using...

Author(s): Mateus Sunti Dalcin, Adalberto Corrêa Café-Filho, Renato de Almeida Sarmento, Ildon Rodrigues do Nascimento, Talita Pereira de Souza Ferreira, Raimundo Wagner de Sousa Aguiar and Gil Rodrigues dos Santos