Essential oils (EOs) have been shown to be plant-extracted antimicrobial agents. However, there are limited studies investigating the efficacy of EOs against pathogens. Among them, tea tree oil (TTO) is extracted from
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Fig. 1. Effect of tea tree oil (TTO) on mycelium growth of four phytopathogenic fungi on potato dextrose agar (PDA). (A) , (B) , and (C) were grown at 25 ± 1℃ for 7 days (B. cinerea, and 20 days [ and ), respectively. was also grown at 20 ± 1℃ for 10 days (D). Each TTO concentration was 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1.0, and 2.0%, respectively. Control plates were 0.5% tween 20 alone.