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Abstract

Efficacy of plant extract against the leaf spot of Aloe vera initiated by Alternaria alternata.

Abstract

To find out possibilities of replacing fungicides with other eco-friendly products, plant extracts of Neem, Lantana, Carrot grass, Pudina, Eucalypt, Tulsi, Garlic and Onion were tested in vitro against the mycelial growth and germination of A. alternata. Garlic clove extract followed by Neem leaf extract was most effective against mycelial growth and conidial germination of the pathogen.