Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2018

  • Molecular, Chemical and Microscopic Analysis of Medicinal Plant (Cymbopogon distans) from Its Adulterants

    Diana Kavidia Muyembe, Dou Rong Kun, Song Zhilei, Fang Jin, Xue Yuan, Piao Yang, Zou Jinjing, Mao Can Quan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 35-47
    Received: Mar. 28, 2018
    Accepted: Apr. 27, 2018
    Published: May 21, 2018
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    Abstract: Morphological resemblance among Cymbopogon distans species and their adulterants which are procured from different markets in the form of dried or fresh plant tissues represents a serious problem for quality and safety of medicinal plants, as it supports frauds for substitution. In order to assure the quality control of C. distans species, DNA barc... Show More
  • Effect of Inoculum Density of Stromatinia cepivora on the Ability of Sclerotial Mycoparasites to Suppress White Rot in Garlic

    Ibrahim Elshahawy, Nehal Saied, Farid Abd El Kareem, Ahmed Morsy, Mahmoud Hozien

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 48-58
    Received: Apr. 26, 2018
    Accepted: May 15, 2018
    Published: May 29, 2018
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    Abstract: White rot, an garlic disease caused by the soil-borne fungus S. cepivora, is a serious problem of garlic productions in Egypt. This study examines the potential of controlling the disease biologically by using three sclerotial mycoparasites i.e., Chaetomium globosum (Chg6), Clonostachys rosea (Cr12) and Penicillium oxalicum (Po9) employed either al... Show More