International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Association of Herbal Flora of Telangana University, Nizamabad (T.S.) India

Prashanthi Sandepogu [3] | Dr. M. Mamatha

Abstract: Arbuscular mycorrhizae (AM) are known to enhance plant tolerance to a variety of stresses including, nutrients, drought, metal toxicity, salinity and Pathogens all of which my effect plant stress in a contaminated or polluted soils. A study was undertaken in 5 different plant species (Herbs) of Telangana University, Nizamabad, at different seasons i. e. summer, rainy and winter. VAM fungal species were specific for particular host and season. Some AM fungi were found in restricted to a particular host species, while others could infect a wide range of hosts. More abundant AM fungal species were recognized by relative frequency. A total number of 8 Arbuscular mycorrhizae (AM) were identified. The percentage frequency of Glomus fasciculatum was maximum (88.88 %).

Keywords: AM fungi, Herbs, Telangana University

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,

Pages: 1479 - 1480

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