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Phycological Section

Nandan, Suresh [1], pawar, madhuri [2].

Ecobiodiversity Of Cyanophyceae From Amravati Dam Of Dhule District Of Maharashtra (India).

The ecological & biodiversitical studies of Cyanophyceae of lentic hydrosphere of Amaravati dam of Dhule District of Maharashtra state of India was selected as study areas. As in Maharashtra state of India, very few workers have paid attention on ecobiodiversity of algae with relation to water pollution. Amaravati dam which is located near the village Malpur, Taluka Shindkheda of Dhule District of Maharashtra was constructed near Amaravati river. The main sources of Amaravati dam are Amaravati river, Nai river & Ghushrinalla, The Amaravati Dam is earthen type & it is situated 740,30 S longitude and 200, 30 N latitude. Three stations of dam were selected for the collection of water and algal samples. The Physico-chemical analysis of water samples of Amaravati dam was carried out by standards methods of APHA (1975). The periodicity of Cyanophyceae algae was observed throughout the one year (2006-07). The Planktonic, epiphytic and benthic algae of Amaravati dam were collected for 3 stations. The density of populations of Cyanophyceae for 3 stations was studied for one year (2006-07). In summer and winter seasons, the percentage population of Cyanophyceae was more at all 3 stations of dam. The biotope of the Cyanophyceae comprised 35 taxa belonging to 15 genera. The class Cyanophyceae mas mainly representd by the species of Microcystis, Chroococcus, Gloeocapsa, Aphanocapsa, Synechcoccus, Merismopedia, Sprirulina, Oscillatoria, Phormidium, Lyngbya, Nostoc, Anabaena, Plectonema, Homeothrix, and Calothrix. In present study the species of Lyngbya, Phormidium, Oscillatoria and Ananbena were observed maximum in winter & summer seasons. The dominant genus Oscillatora of blue green algae was observed with having 8 taxa. The relationships between different physico-chemical parameters and biodiversity of Cyanophyceae were observed .


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1 - S.S.V.P.S.L.K.Dr.P.R.Ghogrey Science College, Dhule, Department of Botany, House No. 1608, Lane no. 6, Opposite HDFC Bank, Dhule, -, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424001, India
2 - S.S.V.P.S.L.K.Dr.P.R.Ghogrey Science College, Dhule, Department of Botany, s.s.v.p.s.l.k.dr.p.r.ghogrey science college, deopur dhule., -, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424005, India

Keywords:
Cynophyceae Ecobiodiversity
Amaravati dam.

Presentation Type: Poster:Posters for Sections
Session: P
Location: Ball Room & Party Room/SUB
Date: Monday, July 28th, 2008
Time: 12:30 PM
Number: PPC002
Abstract ID:728


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