JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, vol.90, no.1, pp.145-160, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Achillea, antibacterial activity, camphor, carvacrol, phytopathogens, Satureja, Thymus, thymol, 1,8-cineole, seed disinfection, C. KOCH BOISS., METHANOL EXTRACTS, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES, ANTIFUNGAL, COMPONENTS, ORIGANUM, MEY,C.A., CANKER
BACKGROUND: The aims of this study were to examine the chemical composition of the essential oils and hexane extracts of the aerial parts of Satureja spicigera (C. Koch) Boiss., Thymus fallax Fisch. & CA Mey, Achillea biebersteinii Afan, and Achillea millefolium L. by GC and GC-MS, and to test antibacterial efficacy of essential oils and n-hexane, chloroform, acetone and methanol extracts as an antibacterial and seed disinfectant against 25 agricultural plant pathogens.