The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Acaulospora longula Spain & N.C. Schenck (1984)

Acaulospora longula is reported from 3 state(s) of India namely Karnataka, Kerala and Uttarakhand*, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Acaulospora longula can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Acaulospora longula is available at www.amf-phylogeny.com.
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Acaulospora longula have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Diversisporales
Family   : Acaulosporaceae
Genus   :Acaulospora
Species :longula
*Indicates data of present project
References:
References:
  1. Baiju EC, Chandrashekara UM, Sankaran KV (2012) Impact of landuse transformation on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in the Kerala part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. India. Journal of Research in Biology 2: 448-459
  2. Chaturvedi S, Tewari V, Sharma S, Prakash A, Sharma AK (2012) Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Oak-Pine Forests and Agricultural Land Prevalent in the Kumaon Himalayan Hills Uttarakhand India. British Microbiology Research Journal 2: 82-96
  3. Nirmalnath PJ (2010) Molecular diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and pink pigmented facultative methylotrophic bacteria and their influence on grapevine (vitis vinifera). Thesis submitted to The University of Agricultural sciences Dharward, India