The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist


  • A total of 30 species of AMF are reported from Uttarakhand which belong to 12 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

  • References:
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