STUDIES OF SEASONAL VARIATIONS IN PHYTOPLANKTON DENSITY OF A SMALL HIMALAYAN HILL STREAM BACHCHAN GAD

Authors

  • Dr. Ashok Kumar Badoni Lecturer, SSRSR Govt. I. College Manjakot ( Chauras) Tehri Garhwal

Keywords:

Seasonal variation, Phytoplankton density, Bachchan Gad

Abstract

In the present study phytoplankton density and  physico- chemical parameters were studied in Bachchan Gad. A total of 30 genera of phytoplankton belonging to the families Chlorophyceae(8 genera), Bacillariophyceae (19 genera) and Cyanophyceae (3 genera) were recorded during the present investigation. Regular sampling for the physico-chemical parameters were confined to temperature (air and water), mean velocity, mean depth, mean width, dissolved oxygen and pH. Overall variation recorded in phytoplankton density, due to change in physico-chemical nature, variation in altitude and longitude channel course, substratum and geometry of the stream.

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15-05-2017

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Dr. Ashok Kumar Badoni. (2017). STUDIES OF SEASONAL VARIATIONS IN PHYTOPLANKTON DENSITY OF A SMALL HIMALAYAN HILL STREAM BACHCHAN GAD. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/864