Isolation and identification of Soil Fungi from Wheat Cultivated Area of Uttar PradeshRajendra Kumar Seth*, Shah Alam and Shukla DN
Department of Botany, Bharagawa Agricultural Botany Laboratory, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P., India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Rajendra Kumar Seth
Department of Botany, Bharagawa Agricultural Botany
Laboratory, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, 211002, U.P., India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 18, 2016; Accepted date: November 28, 2016; Published date: November 30, 2016
Citation: Seth RK, Alam S, Shukla DN (2016) Isolation and identification of Soil Fungi from Wheat Cultivated Area of Uttar Pradesh. J Plant Pathol Microbiol 7:384. doi: 10.4172/2157-7471.1000384
Copyright: © 2016 Seth RK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Experiments were conducted to find out different soil from wheat-cultivated area during 15 April to 10 May, 2013-2014. The soil fungi were isolated following the soil dilution plating technique. The obtained soil fungi from wheat-cultivated area were Aspergillus spp., Penicillum spp., Geotrichum spp., Gloesporium spp., Fusarium spp., Mycelia sterilia, Arthrobotrys spp., Cladosporium herbarum in Allahabad district. In Mirzapur district, Aspergillus spp., Penicillum spp., Rizoctinia spp., Fusarium spp., Mucor spp.were recorded from wheat cultivated area.In Varanasi district, Aspergillus spp., Penicillum spp., Rizoctinia spp., Fusarium spp., Mucor spp., Alternaria spp., Helminthosporium oryzae, and Humicola grisea were recorded from wheat-cultivated area. Aspergillus spp. and Penicillum spp.was common fungi presented in three different districts Allahabad, Mirzapur and Varanasi, of Uttar Pradesh.