The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Tamil Nadu

  • A total of 22 species of AMF are reported from Tamil Nadu which belong to 10 genera. Commonly reported species are:
    1. Glomus microcarpum
    2. Glomus aggregatum
    3. Acaulospora elegans
    4. Acaulospora scrobiculata
    5. Claroideoglomus etunicatum
    6. Funneliformis geosporum
    7. Funneliformis mosseae
  • The detailed classification of the species can be found by browsing the checklist and original description can be checked at

  • References:
    1. Nisha MC, Subramaniam MS, Rajeshkumar S (2010) Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Associated with Plants having Tubers from Anaimalai Hills. College Sadhna 2:104-107
    2. Priyadharsini P, Pandey RR, Muthukumar1 T (2012) Arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate fungal associations in shallot (Allium cepa L. var. aggregatum) under conventional agriculture. Acta Bot. Croat. 71:159–175
    3. Selwin E, Albert R, Sathianesan MS (2009) Studies on The Status of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on The Fodder Crop Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench. Tropical Life Sciences Research 20:99–109