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Application of mint and cinamon against Fusarium disease of winter wheat

Horváth, Alexandra and Kovács, Blanka and Nagy, Géza (2013) Application of mint and cinamon against Fusarium disease of winter wheat. Episteme Czasopismo Naukowo-Kulturalne, 18 (3). pp. 297-304.

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Abstract

In our study the application of mint species (spearmint, peppermint ‘Mitcham’ and peppermint ‘Mexian’) and cinnamon was investigated against Fusarium head blight of winter wheat in vitro and in vivo. The effect of crude drugs and the aqueous extract of mint, and the effect of essential oils of mint and cinnamon on mycelial growth were evaluated in lab. On artificial media the crude drug showed higher inhibition than aqueous plant extracts. Cinnamon and spearmint oils e.ectively inhibited mycelia growth. In field trial artificially inoculated winter wheat was treated with the in vitro effective oils under small-plot conditions. The disease incidence was most inhibited by cinnamon oil, applied curative. According to our results the essential oil of cinnamon can be an appropriate candidate for the research of alternative disease control.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:winter wheat, disease control, essential oil
Subjects:Plant protection
Projects:TÁMOP 4.2.4.A/1-11-1-2012-0001
ID Code:1582
Deposited By: MTMT SWORD
Deposited On:22 May 2014 08:46
Last Modified:22 May 2014 08:46

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