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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 3-5

Comparative antimicrobial activity of callus and natural plant extracts of Solanum trilobatum L

1 Department of Botany, A. V.C.College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, 609 305, Mayiladuthurai, India
2 Department of Botany, Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College, Musiri, Tiruchirappalli, India

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S M Nagarajan
Department of Botany, A. V.C.College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, 609 305, Mayiladuthurai
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Comparison of natural plant and callus extracts of Solanum trilobatum  L. was studied against two bacteria and fungi, for their antimicrobial activity using cup diffusion method. Various solvents such as chloroform, petroleum ether and ethanol were used. The leaf and stem segments of the plant were culturedon Murashige and S koog basal medium supplemented with various growth regulators. Maximum callus was recorded on medium containing 0.5 mg/lNAA and 0.5 mgj IKinetin. The results reveals that the stem and leaf callus extracts has shown significant activity against the tested microorganisms than the natural sample.

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