Volume 5 (2019) - Issue 7, July
Medicinal plants have been known for millennia and are highly esteemed all over the world as a rich source of therapeutic agents for the prevention of various ailments. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) (Crassulaceae) is a perennial herb grows 3-5 feet tall, fleshy dark green leaves that are distinctively scalloped and trimmed in red, and bell like pendulous flowers. It is used in folk medicine in tropi...
Solanum xanthocarpum, commonly known as Yellow Berried Nightshade or Kantakari, is a medicinal plant mostly found in the dry regions of India. Belonging to the family Solanaceae, this plant consists of several phytochemical and pharmacological properties. According to the researches and studies over the years, it is found that the therapeutic value of the plant lies in anti-inflammatory, a broncho...
MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PYRICULARIA ORYZAE CAUSING BLAST DISEASE IN RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) FROM DIFFERENT ZONES OF KARNATAKA
Study was conducted to describe the cultural and morphological characteristics such as color and texture of the leaf blast pathogen Pyricularia oryzae on different solid media viz., Host extract agar, Oatmeal agar, Potato dextrose agar, and Richard's agar medium. Among all the solid media the highest mean mycelial growth (diameter) of the fungus Pyricularia oryzae was recorded on Host extract agar...