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Table 1 Effect of Ulva fasciata and Enteromorpha flexuosa extracts by using different solvents on the mycelial fungal growth reduction of Fusarium solani and Macrophomina phaseolina of cucumber on PDA medium

From: Biological control of soil borne cucumber diseases using green marine macroalgae

Extraction from green algae by different solvents Ulva fasciata Enteromorpha flexuosa
Fusarium solani Macrophomina phaseolina Fusarium solani Macrophomina phaseolina
Reduction of hyphal growth Reduction of hyphal growth Reduction of hyphal growth Reduction of hyphal growth
Cm % Cm % Cm % Cm %
Ethyl acetate 5.6 26.8 8 0 6.6 17.2 8 0
Methanol 7.7 4 8 0 7.8 1.9 8 0
Acetone 7.5 5.8 8 0 7.8 1.9 8 0
Benzen 6.5 18.9 8 0 6.0 24.6 8 0
Chloroform 2.5 68.7 8 0 4.3 45.8 8 0
Water 6.4 20 8 0 6.7 16.2 8 0
Control 8 0 8 0 8 0 8 0
L.S.D. at 0.01 S = 0.023 F = 0.021 S × F = 0.051
  1. S solvent, F fungi, S×F solvent × fungi