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Endomycorrhizal Fungi of Silent Valley National Park: Poochipara and Valakkadu Section

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By: PP Rajeshkumar(Author), VB Hosagoudar(Author)

170 pages, 25 colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps, tables

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Hardback | Jan 2014 | #217896 | ISBN-13: 9788121108539
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Language: English

Endomycorrhizal Fungi of Silent Valley National Park comprises an account of endomycorrhizal fungi of the Poochipara and Valakkadu sections of Silent Valley National park, giving first hand information of 70 species of endomycorrhizal fungi belonging to 12 genera distributed among three orders: Glomerales, Diversisporales and Archaeosporales. This is identification manual introduces the subject matter and the methodology in a simplified form, provides dichotomous key to orders, families, genera, and species. Individual taxa are dealt with in detail and are supplemented with photomicrographs and the location of their deposition and numbers to ease the difficulty in locating them by researchers. This is a comprehensive taxonomic work deals with the endomycorrhizal fungi of this biodiversity-rich area and will be useful to students teachers, researchers, foresters, and naturalists.


1. Introduction
2. Mycorrhizae
3. Silent valley national park
4. Methodology
5. Plants in different ecosystems
6. Colonization and spore density
7. Mycorrhizal diversity
8. Taxonomy


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