Effect of some Ricinus communis secondary metabolites on Phytophthora infestans and Fusarium solani






Ricinus communis, Phytophthora infestans, Fusariumsolani, tissue culture


This study was conducted to investigate the effect of two types of Ricinus communis plant tissue culture extract on two fungal plant pathogens Phytophthora infestans and Fusarium solani. The result showed detected several secondary metabolites component from the plant extracts like Flavonoid, Saponins, Tannins and Glycosides; and the high effect of the alcoholic extract of the plant on the fungi with 91.10% and 89.90% respectively, the percentages of inhibition are significantly increased by increasing the concentration of the extract.


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A. H. ALWAN, “Effect of some Ricinus communis secondary metabolites on Phytophthora infestans and Fusarium solani”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 38–43, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v29i1.288.

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