AiM  Vol.6 No.14 , December 2016
A Possible Use of Selected Essential Oils and Citrosept to Inhibit the Growth of Fusarium solani Mart. (Sacc.)
Abstract: Laboratory experiments have been carried out to determine the effects of lemon, cedar, pine and thyme oils as well as Citrocept on the growth of Fusarium solani Mart. (Sacc.) mycelium isolated from stored potato tubers. The biotic property of essential oils and Citrocept in inhibiting the linear growth of F. solani was assessed with the use of poisoned culture media, whereas the fungistatic property was determined by calculating, with the use of Abbott formula, the percentage indicating how many fungal colonies were inhibited from growth. A complete inhibition of the pathogen’s growth was observed in the presence of thyme oil at a concentration of 0.2% to 2% as well as in the presence of lemon oil at a concentration of 5% and 15%. Citrosept only at high concentrations caused a slower growth of F. solani. No fungistatic effects of cedar and pine oils were observed.
Cite this paper: Krzyśko-Łupicka, T. , Mahdi Oraibi, S. , Kurp, E. and Walkowiak, W. (2016) A Possible Use of Selected Essential Oils and Citrosept to Inhibit the Growth of Fusarium solani Mart. (Sacc.). Advances in Microbiology, 6, 1159-1165. doi: 10.4236/aim.2016.614104.

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