The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Kerala

  • A total of 49 species of AMF are reported from Kerala which belong to 11 genera. Commonly reported species are:
      It was difficult to conclude about common species in this region
  • The detailed classification of the species can be found by browsing the checklist and original description can be checked at www.amf-phylogeny.com

  • References:
    1. Charles P, Kiruba S, Pinky VR, Stalin SI, Laila Banu NR (2008) Studies on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Maranta arundinacea L. and associated plants in different soils of Kanyakumari district. Mycorrhizal News 19: 20
    2. Bindu MS, Harikumar VS (2008) Diversity pattern of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in some contaminated sites of Kerala. Mycorrhizal News 20: 9
    3. 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
    4. Sudha K, Ammani K (2010) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in medicinal plants in Thrissur district, Kerala. Mycorrhizal News 21:13