Recent Trends to Study the Functional Analysis of Mycorrhizosphere

  • Pankaj Bhatt
  • Divya Joshi
  • Nitin Kumar
  • Narendra Kumar


Mycorrhizosphere describes the region created by the fungus in soil with or without plant. This group of fungi colonizes the host plants root tissues (intracellularly or extracellularly). Mycorrhiza group of fungi are important because it plays a critical role to transfer of nutrients like Zinc, Phosphate, Iron etc., from soil to plant and act as plant growth promontory agent. Due to their importance in nature these group of fungi are valuable for research. Recent tools developed by scientific community are meaningful for exploration of behavior, morphology, stress, PGPR activities of mycorrhizosphere. Omics technologies are amongst the most used for the study of microorganisms and fungi also. Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics based approaches are recently developed for living organisms and found more suitable/ correct as compared to traditional one. This chapter mainly focuses on the recent advancement towards mycorrhizosphere.


Mycorrhizosphere Genomics Proteomics Transcriptomics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pankaj Bhatt
    • 1
  • Divya Joshi
    • 2
  • Nitin Kumar
    • 3
  • Narendra Kumar
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyDolphin (P.G) Institute of Biomedical and Natural SciencesDehradunIndia
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyG.B.P.U.A&TPantnagarIndia
  3. 3.Department of Plant PhysiologyG.B.P.U.A&TPantnagarIndia
  4. 4.Department of Crop PhysiologyUttaranchal UniversityDehradunIndia

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