Volume 10 Number 1 (Jan. 2019)

Bioscience Discovery, 10(1):31-35, Jan. - 2019

Cyanophycean Algal Flora From Arable Land Soils of Rahuri Tahasil District Ahmednagar (M.S.) India

Jadhav S. R. and S. M. Talekar*

Department of Botany, Arts, Science and Commerce College, Rahuri. Ahmednagar.(MS) 413705.
*Head P.G. Department of Botany, Mrs. K.S.K. College, Beed. (MS)-431122.

Article info
Received: 22-10-2018,
Revised: 26-11-2018,
Accepted: 01-12-2018

Extensive survey of arable land soil of Rahuri tahasil was undertaken during 2016-17 for the exploration of Cyanophycean algal flora. 30 soil samples were collected randomly from different arable land soil of Rahuri tahasil. Physico-chemical parameter like pH, E.C., O.C., N, P and K were studied. It was found that pH of all soil ranges from 8.03 to 8.72, E.C.- 0.2 to 1.5 mmhos/cm, O.C.- 0.28 to 0.84 %, Nitrogen- 16 to 275 Kg/acre, Phosphorus 4.48 to 35.84 kg/acre and Potassium 168 to 884 kg/acre. The pH of soil form different Villages were almost alkaline. 46 species belonging to 21 different genera were identified from these soil samples with the help of monograph Cyanophyceae. Dominance of Nostoc, Anabaena, Oscillatoria were recorded during the investigation.  

Cyanophyceae, Arable land, Flora and Soil.

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Jadhav S. R. and S. M. Talekar, 2019. Cyanophycean Algal Flora From Arable Land Soils of Rahuri Tahasil District Ahmednagar (M.S.) India. Bioscience Discovery, 10(1):31-35.

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