The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist


  • A total of 11 species of AMF are reported from Assam which belong to 9 genera. Commonly reported species are:
    1. Glomus sp
    2. Acaulospora sp
    3. Gigaspora sp
    4. Scutellospora sp
  • 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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