Mineral analysis of soil, euphorbia hirta l. And mycoflora from the industrial Yanbu City, Saudi Arabia
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Soil and Euphorbia hirta L. samples were collected from five localities from the industrial Yanbu city Saudi Arabia, and analysed for their metal and fungal flora. Soil type is sandy, alkaline and contained low percentage of total organic matter, moisture content and total soluble salts. Soil and plant contained high concentration of Al followed by Cu, Zn, Mn, Cd and Pb. Twelve species of fungal flora belonging to eight genera of fungi were isolated from the rhizosphere soil of E. hirta L Viz, A. alternata, A. chlamydospora, A. Candidas, A. clavatus, A. niger, C. herbarum, C. lunata, F. solani, P. chrysogenum, R. stolonifer and U. atrum.