Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2017

  • Effect of Water-Soluble Fraction of Petroleum Hydrocarbon on the Growth and Sporulation of Botryodiplodia theobromae (Pat.)

    John Meomikem Ehiobu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 83-87
    Received: Oct. 10, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2017
    Published: Nov. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: The control of fungal pathogens of economic crops in soil is crucial to sustainable food production and distribution. In this study, the effect of aqueous fractions of petroleum hydrocarbons was investigated on the growth and sporulation of Botryodiplodia theobromae (Pat.), a common fungal pathogen isolated from rotten cassava tubers. The fungal is... Show More
  • Comparative Anti-mycobacterial Activity on Lowenstein-Jensen Slants of Selected Medicinal Plants Used in the Congolese Pharmacopeia

    Gédéon Bongo, Huruma Tuntufye, Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua, Joseph Malakalinga, Tshiama Claudine, Aaron Pambu, Fabrice Mwanza, Clément Mbadiko, Gisèle Makengo, Jeff Iteku, Dorothée Tshilanda, Pius Mpiana, Théophile Mbemba, Rudovick Kazwala

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 88-96
    Received: Oct. 06, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2017
    Published: Nov. 30, 2017
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    Abstract: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that kills approximately three million people annually worldwide. The emergence of multidrug resistant, extensively drug resistant and lengthy therapy reduces the patient compliance and therefore comprises control strategies. In this study, the leaves of Terminalia ivorensis, Carapa procera, Fagara macrophylla,... Show More