International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Fresh Water Cyanophycean Algae from Durg and Rajnandgaon District (C.G.), India

Chetna Gupta | Pragya Kulkarni


Abstract: Cyanobacteria are of great economic value. The morpho-taxanomic survey of fresh water algae of Durg and Rajnandgaon (C. G. ) has revealed that large numbers of blue-green algae are present in the water bodies. Around 12 large and moderate size water bodies of the area are screened throughout the year 2013-14. In the present paper 24 taxa of class cyanophyceae including 13 genera have been described. These taxa belongs to orders Chroococcales (7 taxa) and Nostocales (17 taxa). Durga chowk pond, RJN was found to have maximum number of taxa (14) followed by Budha Sagar pond, RJN (11) and Lyngbya ceylanica was found most common among all other representatives.


Keywords: cyanobacteria, diversity, morpho-taxonomic, single-cells, filamentous


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,


Pages: 1337 - 1341


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