Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Smut fungi of the Indian Subcontinent.

Abstract

In the present book 369 smut fungus species belonging to 45 genera known from the Indian Subcontinent (including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) are described, including 11 species not reported from the area so far. A key to the genera and keys to the species within each genus are compiled, and a host-fungus and fungus indices are provided. A list of literature treating smut fungi of the Indian Subcontinent is given. The genera are illustrated by selected species.