Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 196–201 | Cite as

Interactions of soil fungi with Macrophomina phaseoli (Maubl.) ashby, the cause of root rot of cotton

  • Abdul Ghaffar


Interactions of 46 isolates of fungi with an isolate ofM. phaseoli from cotton, was studied in agar culture. They were grouped into 4 different types of reactions.T. viride was found to inhibit the growth ofM. phaseoli and grow over its colony. The hyphae ofT. viride were observed to coil around the hyphae ofM. phaseoli. A majority of the isolates tested had no effect on the growth ofM. phaseoli. M. phaseoli, however, was found to overgrow the test fungi.


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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdul Ghaffar
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyThe University of KarachiKarachiPakistan

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