FREQUENCY OF FUNGAL MYCOFLORA ON RICE

  • MUHAMMAD ASIF ILYAS Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
  • FAZAL UR REHMAN Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7581-6344
  • AFTAB SULTAN Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
  • MRAN ILYAS Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
  • IQRA ILYAS Department of Environmental Sciences, Women University Multan, Pakistan.
  • HASNAIN ALI Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.

Abstract

Introduction: Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the second best essential cereal crop of the world as well as of Pakistan. There are various fungal pathogens that attack on rice and cause various rice diseases.


Methods: Therefore, the present experiments were done to isolated different fungi associated with seeds, stems, and leaves of commercially grown rice varieties and of mainly isolated species.


Results: Several fungi, namely, Magnaporthe oryzae, Curvularia lunata, Helminthosporium oryzae, Fusarium moniliforme, Alternaria alternata, Nigrospora oryzae, and Aspergillus niger were isolated from seeds, stems, and affected leaves of rice.


Conclusion: In our research, the frequency of fungal mycoflora on rice has been calculated and the maximum isolates of Fusarium spp. have been found.

Keywords: Oryza sativa, Fungal Diseases, Frequency, Mycoflora, Colonization

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ASIF ILYAS, M., UR REHMAN, F., SULTAN, A., ILYAS, M., ILYAS, I., & ALI, H. (2021). FREQUENCY OF FUNGAL MYCOFLORA ON RICE. Innovare Journal of Life Sciences, 9(2), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.22159/ijls.2021.v9i2.41045
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