The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Glomus microcarpum Koske, Gemma & P.D. Olexia (1986)

Basionyms and other popular names: Endogone microcarpus Tul. & C. Tul. (1851) ≡ E. neglecta]
Glomus microcarpum is reported from 7 state(s) of India namely Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Goa, 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 Glomus microcarpum can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Glomus microcarpum 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 Glomus microcarpum have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Glomus
Species :microcarpum
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Kamble VR, Thangadurai D, Rahate HL, Agre DG (2012) Status of AM Fungi in Some Medicinal Plants from Panambur Beach Mangalore India natural regeneration on limestone mined spoils. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 3:1-4
  2. Charles P, Kiruba S, Pinky VR, Stalin SI, Laila Banu NR (2008) Studies on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Maranta arundinacea L. and associated plants in different soils of Kanyakumari district. Mycorrhizal News 19: 20
  3. Songachan LS, Kayang H (2011) Diversity and species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Flemingia vestita under shifting and continuous cropping system . NeBIO 2: 1-8
  4. Prasad K, Meghavansi MK, Khan AA (2011) Incidence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in tree species in arid zones of Ajmer region of Rajasthan. Mycorrhizal News 22:12
  5. Hindumathi A, Reddy BN (2011) Occurrence and distribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and microbial flora in the rhizosphere soils of mungbean [ vigna radiate (L.) wilczek] and soybean [glycine max (L.) Merr.] from Adilabad, Nizamabad and Karimnagar districts of Andhra Pradesh state, India. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology 2: 275-286
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Shobha, Chandrashekar, KR (2007) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal association of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) grown in coastal lowland and inland fields of Mangalore taluka. Mycorrhizal News 19:12