Asperisporium pongamiae-pinnatiae, A New Foliicolous Fungus From India
Kharwar R N*, Kumar A1, Nakashima C2, Bhat D J3
Mycopathology and Microbial Technology Laboratory, Centre of Advanced study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India
1Department of Botany, Budhha P. G. College, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh India
2Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University, 1515 Kamihama, Tsu, Mie, 5148507, Japan
3Department of Botany, Goa University, Goa 403206, India
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A new foliicolous hyphomycete, Asperisporium pongamiae-pinnatiae, isolated from leaf spots of Pongamia pinnata L. (Papilionaceae), collected from Banaras Hindu University campus in Varanasi, U.P., India, is described, illustrated and compared with similar taxa in this paper. Besides light microscopy, conidia and conidiomata were examined using a scanning electron microscope.