Seema Sahu*, K. Sharma** and S. Patra***

*Research Scholar Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur-492007 (India) **HOD Botany, Govt Arts & Commerce Girls College, Raipur--492007 (India) ***Department of Botany, Govt. N.P.G College of Science, Raipur--492007 (India)


The present investigation deals with the study of aeromycoflora of Hibiscus sabdariffa. The aeromycological study of Hibiscus sabdariffa was done for a year, from June to May 2013. At around 870 fungal colonies were identified during the investigation period. The isolates consist of 23 genera with 57 species. In the present study the most dominating fungal species were varied with respect to season. Cladosporium cladosporioides, fusarium pallidoroseum, Aspergillus niger, Cladosporium oxysporum, Curvularia lunata, Alternaria alternata, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigates were found to be dominant species. Further, the present study revealed that the percentage contribution recorded during winter season was higher (54.69%) followed by rainy season (28.59%) and summer season (16.65%) respectively.

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