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Table 6 Inhibitory zones of chitinase (crude enzyme) against pathogenic fungi

From: Antifungal activity of chitinase produced by Streptomyces species isolated from grassland soils in Futa Area, Akure

Streptomyces species/chemical fungicide Test fungi/zones of inhibition (mm)
Magnaporthe oryzae Fusarium graminearum Rhizoctonia solani Puccinia species Botrytis cinerea
Streptomyces rimosus 5.12 ± 1.45c 4.23 ± 0.22c 2.17 ± 0.17b 4.25 ± 2.20c 1.31 ± 0.08b
Streptomyces albus 10.19 ± 0.75c 10.74 ± 0.29d 9.22 ± 2.07d 10.06 ± 3.52d 8.10 ± 1.25d
Streptomyces riseoflavus 0.56 ± 0.47a 4.04 ± 0.04c 5.01 ± 2.01c 3.21 ± 1.02c 4.28 ± 2.10c
Streptomyces flavogriseus 2.80 ± 0.22b 2.11 ± 0.03b 1.42 ± 0.09b 1.22 ± 0.11b 1.60 ± 0.56b
Mancozeb 17.14 ± 0.15d 18.95 ± 0.07e 13.09 ± 0.34e 12.21 ± 0.12d 10.78 ± 0.26d
Negative control 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a
  1. Values are expressed in mean ± SEM. P < 0.05 was considered to be statistically significant