Fungitoxic effects of extracts from some West African plants.
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Annals of Applied Biology
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Abstract: Extracts from five West African plants were evaluated in vitro for fungitoxicity against Ustilago maydis, Ustilaginoidea virens, Curvularia lunata and Rhizopus sp. Steam distillate from leaves of Cymbopogon citratus completely inhibited the growth of all four fungi, and hot water extracts from fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and Chromoleana odorata, and dry fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, reduced radial growth by 10