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Dissertation Chapters | Botany | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015


Studies on Epiphytic Microalgae in Two Freshwater Lakes of Central Tamil Nadu

A. Vetri Selvi | A. Gandhi


Abstract: There were species of epiphytic microalgae in the two lakes was under study, of which 33 species belonged to Bacillariophyceae, 24 species belonged to Chlorophyceae and 30 species belonged to Cyanophyceae. Eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes, Trapa bispinosa, Salvinia molesta, Salvinia minima, Azolla, Jussiaea, Hydrilla, Ceratophyllum, Vallisneria, Potamogeton crispustypha, Scirpus, Sagitytaria, Limnophila heterophylla and P. pusillus, were the dominant aquatic plants which harbour epiphytic microalgae in freshwater lakes of the present study. The number of epiphytic microalgae on the plant surface increased with the increase in the density of microalgae in the lake waters.


Keywords: Ephiphytic microalgae, Aquatic Plants, Freshwater lakes, Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Cyanophyceae


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,


Pages: 1095 - 1099


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A. Vetri Selvi, A. Gandhi, "Studies on Epiphytic Microalgae in Two Freshwater Lakes of Central Tamil Nadu", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015, pp. 1095-1099, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB153144

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