IN VITRO NEMATICIDAL ACTTVITY OF GLORIOSA SUPERBA SEED EXTRACT AGAINST MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA

E. S. J. Nidiry, R. M. Khan, P. P. Reddy

Abstract


The methanol extract of defatted seeds of Gloriosa superba shows in vitro nematicidal activity against root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. One of the active principles has been identified as colchicine.

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