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Table 3 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and fungicidal concentration (MFC) of different leaf extracts (mg/mL) of Corymbia citriodora and Cupressus macrocarpa

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

Fungal strains Corymbia citriodora Cupressus macrocarpa KTZ
MIC MFC MIC MFC MIC MFC
Aspergillus flavus 0.21 ± 0.01f 0.46 ± 0.03f 0.31 ± 0.03 h 0.75 ± 0.03d 0.23 ± 0.01c 0.48 ± 0.05c
Aspergillus ochraceus 0.26 ± 0.03d 0.51 ± 0.01e 0.54 ± 0.03f 1.43 ± 0.10c 0.22 ± 0.01d 0.43 ± 0.03d
Aspergillus niger 0.11 ± 0.03 h 0.25 ± 0.03 h 1.25 ± 0.13c > 2b 0.10 ± 0.03 g 0.22 ± 0.00 g
Candida albicans 0.25 ± 0.01e 0.52 ± 0.01d 3.21 ± 0.15a > 5a 0.21 ± 0.01e 0.43 ± 0.03d
Fusarium oxysporum 0.27 ± 0.01c 0.58 ± 0.03c 1.11 ± 0.05d > 2b 0.26 ± 0.01b 0.52 ± 0.03b
Penicillium funiculosum 0.52 ± 0.05a 0.95 ± 0.05a 0.73 ± 0.05e 1.47 ± 0.07c 2.01 ± 0.11a 3.65 ± 0.01a
Penicillium ochrochloron 0.20 ± 0.01 g 0.45 ± 0.03 g 0.29 ± 0.01 g 0.53 ± 0.03e 0.21 ± 0.01e 0.41 ± 0.03f
Rhizoctonia solani 0.37 ± 0.01b 0.81 ± 0.05b > 2b N.D. 0.19 ± 0.01f 0.42 ± 0.03e
  1. N.D. Not detected
  2. KTZ Ketoconazole
  3. Means with the same letters within the same column are not significantly different (p < 0.05)
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