Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024

  • Research Article

    In vitro and in situ Activity of Cymbopogon citratus Essential Oil Against Alternaria alternata and Phomopsis carica-papayae, Causal Agents of Papaya Leaf Diseases

    Davy Moussango Victor*, Ebong Priscille, Voundi Steve, Ampère Bedine, Dikongue Fabiola, Ntah Moise, Youassi Olivier, Mekemzeu Patience, Tchameni Severin, Sameza Modeste

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024
    Pages: 55-63
    Received: 20 January 2024
    Accepted: 1 February 2024
    Published: 7 March 2024
    Abstract: Papaya cultivation is considered to be one of the most important fruit-growing activities in Cameroon, and plays a vital role in improving the livelihoods of local producers. However, leaf diseases caused by devastating fungi are a real obstacle to the development of this crop. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antifungal potential of Cymbo... Show More