Report on Mycoflora associated with infected stems and capsules of Nigella sativa L. (Black Cumin)
*Shamim Shamsi and 1Sarowar Hosen
Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
ABSTRACT: A total of five species of fungi were found to be associated with infected stems and capsules of Nigella sativa L. The fungi associated with infected stems were Aspergillus niger Van Tieghem, Alternaria tenuissima (Kunze ex Pers.) Wiltshire, Fusarium moniliforme var. subglutinans Wr. & Reink and Penicillium digitatum Sacc. Infected capsules showed the association with A. tenuissima, F. moniliforme var. subglutinans and Periconia byssoidess (Mangin) Sacc. This is the first record about association of fungi with black cumin.
KEYWORDS: Report, Mycoflora, infected stems and capsules, Nigella sativa
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