Research Article

Antifungal activity of epecific plant essential oils against fusarium graminearum

Esma Özsoy, Buket Kesercan and Emre Yörük*

Published: 10/31/2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 3 | Pages: 060-062


Fusarium graminearum is one of the most popular phytopathogens of cereals worldwide. F. graminearum is the major causal agent of head blight of wheat and barley. Disease-resistant cultivar development, antagonistic microorganism usage and fungicide treatment are the most common strategies in head blight management strategies. However, these methods have some important disadvantages. The use of plant-derived essential oil against F. graminearum seems to be a promising approach due to the recent researches. This review summarizes the potential use of essential oils to fight against F. graminearum.

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