Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 4 No. 2

New Report of Death Terror Pterulicium xylogenum in Edible Bamboo of Tripura

Sandeep Acharya

Department of Botany, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar - 799 130, India.

Received on 10 June 2010 and accepted on 28 July 2010



The presence of fungal rot disease in the edible bamboo shoot of Melocanna baccifera in Tripura was reported for first time. The morphological and hierarchical status were also studied in detail. In situ pathogenicity test was carried out according to Koch’s postulate through which rot pathogen Pterulicium xylogenum was re-isolated.

Keywords : Pterulicium xylogenum, edible bamboo, death-terror, new report.