Port Blair, Aug 22: Two recent research publications in prestigious journals namely Fungal Diversity (Springer, Impact Factor 24.9) and Global Change Biology (Wiley, Impact Factor 13.2) have positioned A&N Islands on the global map of fungal research.
102 researchers from different countries worked together to identify patterns in the endemicity and vulnerability of soil fungi on a global scale. Dr.DiponSharmah, one of these papers’ co-authors, is an Assistant Professor and Head (Botany) at JNRM. In 2015, he presented his research on the diversity of fungi at Northern Arizona University, USA. The research articles can be accessed at https://doi.org/10.1007/s13225-021-00493-7 and https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16398.