Fungal endophytes from the three-leaved caper, Crataeva magna (Lour.) DC. (Capparidaceae)

Nalini, Monnanda S. and Mahesh, B. and Tejesvi, M. V. and Prakash, H. S. and Subbaiah, Ven and Kini, K. Ramachandra and Shetty, H. Shekar (2005) Fungal endophytes from the three-leaved caper, Crataeva magna (Lour.) DC. (Capparidaceae). Mycopathologia, 159 (2). pp. 245-249. ISSN 0301-486X

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Abstract

Fungal endophytes were isolated from Crataeva magna, a medicinal plant growing along the streams and rivers, constituting riparian vegetation in Karnataka, southern India. Fresh bark and twig pieces were used for the isolation using standard methods. Ninety-six endophytic fungal isolates were isolated from 800 bark and twig segments. Mitosporic fungi represented as a major group (85%) followed by zygomycetes (10%) and ascomycetes (5%). Bark samples contained more endophytes than twig samples. Verticillium, Nigrospora oryzae and Fusarium verticilloides were the dominant fungal endophytes.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: Y1 - 2005/// [EPrints field already has value set] AV - public [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bark; Crataeva magna; Fungal Endophytes; Medicinal Plants; Twig
Subjects: Agriculture Biological Sciences > Biotechnology
University of Mysore > PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Agriculture Biological Sciences > Biotechnology
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Biotechnology
Depositing User: Ambika P Patil
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2013 06:12
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2015 06:58
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/13438

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