Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 97–101 | Cite as

Sulphur requirements of certain isolates ofAlternaria tenuis Auct

  • B. P. Singh
  • R. N. Tandon


The sulphur nutrition of three isolates ofAlternaria tenuisAuct., isolated from the diseased leaves ofMangifera indica L.,Musa paradisiaca L. andPsidium guajava L., was studied. They were grown on the medium devoid of sulphur as well as on media containing various sources of sulphur viz., ammonium sulphate, sodium hyposulphite, sodium thiosulphate, magnesium sulphate, potassium sulphate, potassium metabisulphite, zinc sulphate and thiourea. Sodium hyposulphite, sodium thiosulphate, magnesium sulphate, potassium sulphate and zinc sulphate were generally found to be satisfactory sources for the growth of all the isolates under study. Poor growth of the different isolates was observed on the medium devoid of sulphur.


Sodium Sulphate Ammonium Zinc Potassium 
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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. Den Haag 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. P. Singh
    • 2
  • R. N. Tandon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of AllahabadAllahabadIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of Plant PathologyJ. N. Krishi Wishwa VidyalayaJabalpur-4India

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