• Phikun Nuchnuanrat Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rambhai Barni Rajabhat
  • Napaporn Jitsatta Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rambhai Barni Rajabhat University




Anthracnose of mango, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, Cinnamon extract, Cinnamon oil, Gum arabic


Antifungal effects of cinnamon extract, cinnamon oil and gum arabic were investigated controlling, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, anthracnose disease on mango fruits cv. Aok Rong. The mature fruits were wound inoculated by mycelial discs of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides.  After 24 h mango fruits were dipped separately in the solutions for 5 min and allowed to air dry.  The control fruits were soaked in purified water only. Tested fruits were placed into the plastic at 98-100% relative humidity as well as at room temperature (28+2oC) for 24 h allowed to get perfect infection then unsealed and kept at room temperature for 6 days until the control fruits were ripe.  The lesion diameters were measured after six days of incubation and percent inhibition was determined. The highest antifungal activity was shown in cinnamon oil 0.50% combined with gum arabic 10%, which significantly inhibited anthracnose disease by 83.16%, followed by cinnamon oil 0.25% combined with gum arabic 10%, cinnamon extract 1.50% combined with gum arabic 10% and cinnamon extract 1.00% combined with gum arabic 10% inhibited anthracnose disease by 60.24, 58.73 and 55.14%, respectively. The results suggest that additive effect was observed when combined cinnamon extract or cinnamon oil with gum arabic, however phytotoxicity was observed when applied cinnamon oil on mango.


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How to Cite

Nuchnuanrat, P., & Jitsatta, N. (2022). EFFECT OF CINNAMON EXTRACT, CINNAMON OIL AND GUM ARABIC IN CONTROLLING ANTHRACNOSE DISEASE OF MANGO FRUIT CV. AOK RONG. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 23(1), 14–24. https://doi.org/10.14456/lsej.2022.2



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