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Table 1 Antibacterial activity of ethanol and methanol extracts of E. crassipes against V. harveyi

From: Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) leaves enhances disease resistance in Channa punctata from Vibrio harveyi infection

  Concentration Methanol Ethanol
Eichhornia crassipes 20 mg/ml 1.23 ± 0.02c,n 0.83 ± 0.02b,m
10 mg/ml 0.88 ± 0.02b,n 0.70 ± 0.03b,m
5 mg/ml 0.73 ± 0.02a,n 0.63 ± 0.01a,m
Ampicillin 10 mg/ml 0.60 ± 0.00 0.60 ± 0.00
Ciprofloxacin 10 mg/ml 2.17 ± 0.04 2.13 ± 0.03
DMSO -- 0.60 ± 0.00 0.60 ± 0.00
  1. Values are represented in mean ± SEM. Values with different superscripts are significantly different. Values with superscripts “a” to “c” represent differences at various concentrations of the extract, while “m” and “n” show difference in activity of ethanol and methanol extracts at respective concentrations