The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist


  • A total of 61 species of AMF are reported from Goa which belong to 9 genera. Commonly reported species are:
    1. Sclerocystis rubiformis
    2. Glomus multicaule
    3. Glomus clavisporum
    4. Funneliformis geosporum
    5. Claroideoglomus claroideum
    6. Acaulospora nicolsonii
    7. Acaulospora scrobiculata
  • The detailed classification of the species can be found by browsing the checklist and original description can be checked at

  • References:
    1. Khade SW (2008) Morpho-taxonomy of synonyms: Glomus rubiforme and Glomus pachycaulis (Glomeromycota). Anales de Biología 30:55-59
    2. Dessai SA and Rodrigues BF (2012) Diversity studies on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in vegetable crop plants of Goa, India. Plant Pathology & Quarantine 2: 87-101
    3. D’Souza J, Rodrigues BF (2013) Seasonal Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Mangroves of Goa, India. International Journal of Biodiversity 2013,1-7
    4. Khade SW, Rodrigues BF (2008) Arbuscular mycrorrhizal association in popular banana (Musa sp.) variety from the state of Goa. Mycorrhizal News 20: 11
    5. Khade SW 2011 Glomus from Goa. Mycorrhizal News 22: 2