Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part A (2016)
Ethnobotanical uses and studies of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza in the potential herbal medicinal plant ‘Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f’
Author(s): Abhinanda Ghosh, Tamal Mondal and Sikha Dutta
Abstract: Aloe vera is a well known traditional medicinal plant cultivated throughout the world for different medicinal and commercial purpose. The plant Aloe is used for curing several diseases mainly connected with digestive system. The present study is the assessment of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal root colonization in two different districts, one from the hill area and another from land. They show around 95.5% root colonization in both areas averagely. In the root both vesicles and arbuscules were observed and spores are abundant from the both rhizospheric soil sample. Both the rhizospheric soils were dominated by Glomus species.
How to cite this article:
Abhinanda Ghosh, Tamal Mondal, Sikha Dutta. Ethnobotanical uses and studies of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza in the potential herbal medicinal plant ‘Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f’. Int J Herb Med 2016;4(6):23-25.