DISTRIBUTION OF EUGLENOIDS IN RELATION TO WATER QUALITY OF KONANDUR POND, THIRTHAHALLI TALUK, KARNATAKA

Publication Date : 29/03/2016


Author(s) :

NAGARAJ PARISARA , J.NARAYANA , B.R.KIRAN .


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 3
(03 - 2016)



Abstract :

Distribution of Euglenoids in Konandur pond of Thirthahalli taluk (Karnataka) has been discussed. They serve as indicators of water quality. A total of 04 species and 02 genera of Euglenophyceae were recorded. Euglena and Phacus were represented by 2 species each. The physico-chemical parameters were estimated as per standard methods. The study revealed that, pond water was not much polluted. In the light of standard of water quality recommended by BIS , the pond water should be used for human consumption and cooking after proper treatment.


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