The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Rhizophagus irregulare Rhizophagus irregulare (Błaszk., Wubet, Renker & Buscot) C. Walker & Schuessler (2010) [as 'irregulare']

Basionyms and other popular names: Glomus irregulare Błaszk., Wubet, Renker & Buscot (2008)]
Rhizophagus irregulare is reported from 2 state(s) of India namely Madhya Pradesh and Tripura, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Rhizophagus irregulare can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Rhizophagus irregulare is available at
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Rhizophagus irregulare have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Rhizophagus
Species :irregulare
*Indicates data of present project
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  2. Debnath A, Karmakar P, Debnath S , Roy Das A, Saha AK and Das P (2015) Arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate endophyte fungal association in some plants of Tripura, North-East India. Current Research in Environmental & Applied Mycology 5 (4): 398–407(2015) ISSN 2229-2225