Aneliya Kutseva


The effectiveness of several pesticides on the base of plant extracts (ethanol extractrs from leaves from smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria), acorns from pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) and seeds from Japanese pagoda tree (Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott)) was evaluated in the in vitro conditions towards Alternaria solani - plant pathogen causing tomato and potato early blight diseases. The conducted trials reveal the extremely strong action of plant extracts towards the tested phytopathogen, (especially extracts from acorns of Quercus robur) and their potential be a developed as protective fungicides against Alternaria solani with application both in the organic and conventional agriculture as well as in the intergrated pest management schemes.

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