Piriformospora indica: a Friend in Need is a Friend in DeedDipesh Kumar Trivedi1*, Amit Srivastava2, Praveen Kumar Verma1, Narendra Tuteja3, Sarvajeet Singh Gill4*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dipesh Kumar Trivedi
For Correspondence: Sarvajeet Singh Gill, Stress Physiology & Molecular Biology Lab, Centre for Biotechnology, MD University, Rohtak – 124 001, Haryana, India
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Received date: 12/10/2015 Accepted date: 09/02/2016 Published date: 12/02/2016
Piriformospora indica is an endophytic root-colonizing fungal species classified in the genus Piriformospora of the order Sebacinales. The chlamydospores of P. indica has a typical pear-shape and it was first discovered from the orchid plants in the Thar desert in Rajasthan, India and thus named P. indica.