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- Swart, W.J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Crop protection 2008 v.27 no.7 pp. 1052-1060
- Agapanthus africanus; plant extracts; antifungal properties; phytotoxicity; plant pathogenic fungi; Mycosphaerella pinodes; Pythium ultimum; Fusarium oxysporum; Alternaria alternata; Ascochyta; blight; disease control; peas; greenhouse experimentation; field experimentation; South Africa
- ... Crude extracts of various Agapanthus africanus plant parts were screened in vitro against eight economically important plant pathogenic fungi. Radial mycelial growth was inhibited significantly (P<0.05) in five test organisms, while Pythium ultimum, and to a lesser extent Fusarium oxysporum and Alternaria alternata, showed a degree of tolerance. Subsequently, these crude extracts were tested in vi ...