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Title: The effect of a homoeopathic preparation in the control of tobacco mosaic virus
Authors: Webb, Kathleen A.
Issue Date: 1997
Most economically important crop plants may become infected with viruses. Several of these virus diseases are limiting factors in agricultural production and have contributed to serious economic and social hardship in many countries, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Homoeopathic microdoses have been investigated for their role in the control of virus diseases, with good results. However, few of the studies contain statistical analyses. The object of this study was to assess the effect of a homoeopathic preparation of a leaf infected with tobacco mosaic virus (TM Viricum) in the contol of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV). The potencies used were 6CH, 12CH, 30CH and 200CH. iv Trays of 24 tomato seedlings per tray were the subjects of this study. Tomato plants were systemically infected with TMV. Four trays were used per treatment. There was an uninoculated and an inoculated control group. The rest of the test population was divided into two groups. The
A dissertation submitted in partial compliance with the requirements for the Master's Degree in Technology: Homoeopathy, Technikon Natal, Durban, South Africa, 1997.
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