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dc.contributor.author Bhuvaneswari, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Balasundaram, C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:16:53Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:16:53Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bhuvaneswari, R., & Balasundaram, C. (2006). Traditional Indian herbal extracts used in vitroagainstgrowthofthepathogenicbacteria–Aeromonashydrophila. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 58(2), 89-96. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19165 en_US
dc.description.abstract Crude ethanol extracts of Acalypha indica, Acorus calamus, Coleus aromaticus, Heliotropium indicum, and Indigofera aspalathoides were screened for antibacterial activity in vitro against the growth of the fish pathogenic bacteria, Aeromonas hydrophila. Terramycin, widely used to con- trol A. hydrophila in aquaculture, was used as a positive control. The herbs A. calamus and I. aspalathoides warded off the growth of the pathogen completely at minimum inhibitory concen- trations of 1.29 and 2.16 mg/l, respectively. A minimum bacterial concentration of 1.00 cfu occurred at concentrations of 0.77 mg/ml for A. calamus and 1.29 mg/ml for I. aspalathoides. The order of potency of the herbs in warding off growth of A. hydrophila in vitro was ranked: A. calamus, I. aspalathoides, C. aromaticus, A. indica, and H. indicum. The inhibitory potency of A. calamus and I. aspalathoides was significantly higher (p<0.05) than that of the positive control, indicating the potential of these herbs to replace antibiotics in controlling A. hydrophila infection. en_US
dc.format.extent 8 pages en_US
dc.publisher Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh en_US
dc.subject Acalypha indica, indica, Acorus calamus, Aeromonas hydrophila, antibacterial activity, Coleus aromaticus, fish pathogen, Heliotropium indicum, Indian herbs, Indigofera aspalathoides, traditional herbs en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Traditional Indian herbal extracts used in vitroagainstgrowthofthepathogenicbacteria–Aeromonashydrophila en_US

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