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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(5): 238-241
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.605.027


Antibacterial Efficacy of Catharanthus roseus Leaf Extract on Sewage Water
Ashutosh Kumar Verma and Neelam Gautam*
Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, 10- Chatham Line Allahabad, 211002, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An experiment was carried out for the assessment of antibacterial efficacy of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don leaf extract in sewage water. Findings revealed that leaf extract of this plant able to check the growth of both Gram (+) and Gram (-) type of bacteria in sewage water and put forth a thrust for extensive exploration of C. roseus for development of ecofriendly and cost effective methodology for sewage treatment prior to its exposure in any aquatic body or agricultural field.


Keywords: Sewage, Catharanthus roseus, Plant extract, Antimicrobial.
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Ashutosh Kumar Verma and Neelam Gautam. 2017. Antibacterial Efficacy of Catharanthus roseus Leaf Extract on Sewage WaterInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(5): 238-241. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.605.027