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
  • Review Article

    Damakase (Ocimum lamiifolum Hochest ex Benth): A Medicinal Plant Used in Ethiopian Traditional Medicine: A Critical Review

    Habtamu Gudisa Megersa*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024
    Pages: 64-69
    Received: 8 March 2024
    Accepted: 2 April 2024
    Published: 29 April 2024
    Abstract: Damakase (Ocimum lamiifolum Hochest ex Benth) is a traditional medicinal plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family and a popular home remedy in Ethiopia. It is a well-known and widely used ancient therapeutic herb in various regions of the nation. The utilization of plant leaves for medicinal purposes is primarily due to their rich content of bioacti... Show More