The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Glomus ambisporum G.S. Sm. & N.C. Schenck (1985)

Glomus ambisporum is reported from 8 state(s) of India namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand*, West Bengal, Karnataka and Maharashtra, 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 Glomus ambisporum can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Glomus ambisporum 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 Glomus ambisporum have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Glomus
Species :ambisporum
*Indicates data of present project
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