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Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 287–290 | Cite as

Efficacy of alkaloid (−)-corypalmine against spore germination of some fungi

  • S. Maurya
  • J. S. Srivastava
  • R. N. Jha
  • V. B. Pandey
  • U. P. Singh
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Abstract

Inhibition activity of the alkaloid (−)-corypalmine on spore germination of plant pathogenic and saprophytic fungi (Alternaria solani, A brassicicola, A. brassicae, A. melongenae, Curvularia pallescens, C. lunata, C. maculans, Curvularia sp.,Colletotrichum sp.,Helminthosporium speciferum, H. frumentacei, H. pennisetti, Heterosporium sp.,Penicillum sp.,Ustilago cynodontis) was determined. Spore germination of all the tested fungi was inhibited,Heterosporium sp. andUstilago cynodontis being the most sensitive (complete inhibition of spore germination was observed at the very low concentration of 200 ppm).Curvularia palliscens, C. maculans andCurvularia sp. were less sensitive; complete inhibition of spore germination occurred at 400 ppm.

Keywords

Alkaloid Antifungal Activity Powdery Mildew Berberine Spore Germination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Maurya
    • 1
  • J. S. Srivastava
    • 1
  • R. N. Jha
    • 2
  • V. B. Pandey
    • 2
  • U. P. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agriculture SciencesBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Medical SciencesBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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