Occurrence of VAM fungi in Kalasalingam University campus
Priyadarshini V, Muthumari GM and N Hariram
We did the 26 species of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spores in the rhizosphere soil of plant species belonging to 14 families was reported in Kalasalingam University campus. Interestingly 23 types of VAM species found in both tree and horticultural plants of the Kalasaligam University campus, among them VAM spores were predominantly in the genus of Glomus (16) and followed by Selerocystis, (3) Acaulospora (2), Gigaspora (3)and Enterophosphora (2) was found. A further soil character was analyzed by pH, EC, Total nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium and micro elements.