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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 43 issue 1 (march 2009) : 26-31

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF SOME PLANT-EXTRACTS AGAINST PLANT PATHOGENIC BACTERIA XANTHOMONAS CAMPESTRIS PV. CAMPESTRIS

Surender Kumar Bhardwaj*, Jitender Singh Laura
1Department of Biosciences, M.D. University, Rohtak-124 001, India.
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Cite article:- Bhardwaj* Kumar Surender, Laura Singh Jitender (2024). ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF SOME PLANT-EXTRACTS AGAINST PLANT PATHOGENIC BACTERIA XANTHOMONAS CAMPESTRIS PV. CAMPESTRIS. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 43(1): 26-31. doi: .
The aqueous extracts of twenty plants were screened by agar diffusion method for their
antibacterial activity against Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris, a causal organism of black
rot of cabbage and cauliflower. Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris was found most sensitive
to the leaf extract of Camellia sinensis. Some of the other plants such as Acacia arabicae, Aegle
marmelos, Acacia catechu, Achyranthus asper, Asparagus racemosus, Azadirachta indica,
Callistemon lanceolatus and Acacia fernesiana, also showed the inhibitory effect against the
test bacteria.
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