Sadhana Salve, Suchita Rajurkar, Swati Gaikwad
Abstract: Rhizosphere soil samples were collected from eighteen banana fields at different location of Jalgaon district during the period of 2016 to 2017 in three intervals. Rhizosphere soil fungi were isolated by two methods Soil dilution method and Soil plate method on Potato dextrose agar and Czapeks Dox Agar. Altogether 1354 fungal colonies of 35 fungal species which belongs to 21 genera were isolated and identified. Percent contributions, species diversity, species richness, species evenness of soil mycoflora were statistically analyzed.
Keywords: Rhizosphere soil, Mycoflora, species diversity, Banana field, Jalgaon