Physico-Chemical and Biological Analysis of Mantrala Lake, Hyderabad

Authors(2) :-Laxmi Poornima Chawhan, K. Shailaja

The present paper deals mainly with the study of physico-chemical and biological analysis of Mantrala lake, Hyderabad.Mantrala lake is situated at Hyderabad. Present paper deals mainly with the study of physico-chemical parameters conditions on the phytoplankton community in Mantrala lake. The present study on Mantrala lake, Hyderabad, Telangana was undertaken from December, 2013 to November, 2015 to study abundance of phytoplankton and their relation with physico-chemical conditions of water. The various physico-chemical parameters like Temperature, pH, carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides, Total hardness, calcium, Magnesium, Dissolved oxygen, Nitrates, Nitrites, Phosphates and sulphates were analysed. A total of 54 phytoplankton belonging to Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Cyanophyceae and Euglenophyceae were identified. A clear dominance of Cyanophyceae over Chlorophyceae, Euglenophyceae and Bacillariophyceae was observed throughout the study period. On the basis of both physico-chemical and biological parameters the lake is highly polluted and eutrophic.

Authors and Affiliations

Laxmi Poornima Chawhan
Research Scholar, Department of Environmental Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
K. Shailaja
Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, OUCW, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Phytoplankton, Mantrala Lake, Water Quality and Physico-Chemical Parameters.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 374-378
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1841089
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Laxmi Poornima Chawhan, K. Shailaja, " Physico-Chemical and Biological Analysis of Mantrala Lake, Hyderabad , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.374-378, September-October-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST1841089
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST1841089

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