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Table 2 Minimum inhibitory (MIC) and bactericidal concentration (MBC) of the essential oil (mg/mL) of Corymbia citriodora leaves Hook and C. macrocarpa branchlets

From: Bioactivity of essential oils extracted from Cupressus macrocarpa branchlets and Corymbia citriodora leaves grown in Egypt

Bacterial strains Corymbia citriodora Cupressus macrocarpa Streptomycin
MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC
Agrobacterium tumefaciens 0.16 ± 0.01d 0.37 ± 0.02b 0.23 ± 0.01b 0.55 ± 0.03b 0.23 ± 0.03a 0.43 ± 0.03a
Bacillus cereus 0.08 ± 0.01e 0.20 ± 0.01e 0.12 ± 0.01e 0.27 ± 0.03f 0.08 ± 0.02e 0.15 ± 0.01 g
Dickeya solani 0.18 ± 0.01b 0.29 ± 0.01d 0.21 ± 0.01c 0.38 ± 0.03c 0.09 ± 0.01e 0.19 ± 0.01d
Escherichia coli 0.06 ± 0.01f 0.12 ± 0.01f 0.07 ± 0.01f 0.15 ± 0.01 g 0.12 ± 0.01c 0.30 ± 0.03c
Pectobacterium atrosepticum 0.17 ± 0.01c 0.31 ± 0.01c 0.17 ± 0.02d 0.30 ± 0.03e 0.10 ± 0.01d,e 0.18 ± 0.00f
Pectobacterium carotovorum 0.16 ± 0.01d 0.29 ± 0.03c 0.13 ± 0.01e 0.31 ± 0.03d 0.12 ± 0.01c 0.22 ± 0.01e
Staphylococcus aureus 0.20 ± 0.01a 0.41 ± 0.03a 0.31 ± 0.01a 0.63 ± 0.05a 0.21 ± 0.01b 0.36 ± 0.03b
  1. Means with the same letters within the same column are not significantly different (p < 0.05)
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