Chemical Composition and Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oils of Two Species of Lamiaceae against Phytopathogenic Bacteria

GÖRMEZ A., Bozari S., Yanmis D., GÜLLÜCE M., Sahin F., Agar G.

POLISH JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.64, no.2, pp.121-127, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-127
  • Keywords: Calamintha nepeta, Satureja hortensis, antibacterial activity, biopesticide, chemical composition, L. ESSENTIAL OIL, SATUREJA-HORTENSIS, CALAMINTHA-NEPETA, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY, IN-VITRO, HERBICIDAL ACTIVITY, NATURAL-PRODUCTS, ANTIOXIDANT, EXTRACTS, ROSEMARY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


In this study, we aimed to determine chemical composition and antibacterial activities of Satureja hortensis and Calamintha nepeta against to 20 phytopathogenic bacteria causing serious crop loss. The essential oils of S. hortensis and C. nepeta were isolated by the hydrodistillation method and the chemical composition of the essential oils were analyzed by GC-MS. The antibacterial properties of the essential oils were evaluated against 20 phytopathogenic bacteria through Disc diffusion assay and micro dilution assay. The results revealed that the essential oils of S. hortensis and C. nepeta have significant antibacterial activity. Furthermore, the findings of the study are valuable for future investigations focusing on the alternative natural compounds to control plant diseases.