Endophytic Fungal Diversity Isolated from the Root of Halophytes in Taean Peninsula

Young-Hyun You12   Myung-Chul Lee2   Jong-Guk Kim1   Seong Hwan Kim1   


Halophytes of seven species, Carex scabrifolia Steud., Limonium tetragonum Bullock, Salicornia europaea L., Suaeda glauca Bunge, Suaeda japonica Makino, Suaeda maritima Dumort., and Triglochin maritimum L. were collected from the Taean Peninsula. Thirty-seven endophytic fungi were isolated from the root of halophytes, and analyzed using the DNA sequences of internal transcribed spacers (ITS). The diversity of all endophytic fungi was analyzed using diversity indices. The endophytic fungi associated with the halophytes belonged to seven orders; Eurotiales (78%), Capnodiales (5%), Hypocreales (5%), Agaricales (3%), Corticiales (3%), Glomerellales (3%), and Pleosporales (3%). At the phylum level, the endophytic fungi were composed of Asco- mycota and Basidiomycota. At the genus level, Alternaria, Aspergillus, Cladosporium, Paecilomyces, Penicillium, Phanerochaete, Schizophyllum, Talaromyces, and Verticillium were confirmed. Among them, Penicillium was the most abundant in the roots of the halophytes. This study analyzed the distribution and diversity of endophytic fungi on halophytes in the Taean Peninsula.


본 연구는 환경부 "차세대 에코이노베이션기술개발사업"으로 지원 받은 연구과제이며, 연구비 지원에 감사를 드립니다.

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