DISTRIBUTION OF EUGLENOIDS IN RELATION TO WATER QUALITY OF KONANDUR POND, THIRTHAHALLI TALUK, KARNATAKA
Publication Date : 29/03/2016
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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