Diversity of Phytoplankton and Assessment of Water in Two Lakes of Telangana State, India

Authors(2) :-M. Srinivas, M. Aruna

Fresh water Algae are most diverse and ubiquitous organism on earth. Algae in fresh water have numerous environmental functions and are based upon the recycling of nutrients. Urbanization has led to the pollution of surface water bodies resulting in extinction of some species and some species have increased enormously making water unfit for drinking and reaction. The present study documents the of richness of two lakes, Komati Cheruvu and Erra Cheruvu in Siddipet district of Telangana State, India. Physico-chemical parameters of two lakes and their relation to the growth and distribution of planktonic population have been evaluated by standard procedure. The qualitative survey was carried out during the period, April 2015- March 2016. Algal members were collected from two lakes. The genera recorded majorly belonged to Chlorophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Cyanophyceae and Euglenophyceae. The species of Spirogyra, Oscillatoiria were most frequent among all the collected members of Erra cheruvu lake in Siddipet and Pediastrum, Scenedesums were most dominant in Komati cheruvu lake. Among Chlorophyceae Pediastrum, Scenedesms, and among Cyanophyceae Oscillatoria, Rivularia, and from Bacillariophyceae Pinnularia, Navicula were found to be abundant. Desmids were represented by a large number of Cosmarium and Closterium. Chrysophyceae and dinophyceae were completely absent

Authors and Affiliations

M. Srinivas
Department of Botany, Telangana University, Dichpally, Nizamabad, (T.S.), India
M. Aruna
Department of Botany, Telangana University, Dichpally, Nizamabad, (T.S.), India

Diversity, Phytoplankton, Lakes, Komati Cheruvu, Erra Cheruvu.

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
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M. Srinivas, M. Aruna, " Diversity of Phytoplankton and Assessment of Water in Two Lakes of Telangana State, India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.245-256, September-October-2018.
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