Studies on Algal Diversity of Bendusura Dam (MS) India
Talekar S.M. and Baglane A.D.
P.G. Department of Botany, Mrs. K.S.K. College, Beed, Dist-Beed (431122)
Bendusara dam is one of the important Dam in Beed district of Maharashtra (India), situated 10 Km away from glorious historical Beed City. The water body of this dam supporting the growth of different species of aquatic fauna and flora including algae. The present study deals with the algal diversity which conducted for the period of one year during June 2013 to May 2014 .The present investigation reveals that the dam are rich in algal abundance with Chlorophyceae, Charophyceae , Bacilariophyceae, Euglinophyceae and Cyanophyceae. The dominance of Chlorophyceae with 55 taxa belong to 18 genera and flowed by Cyanophyceae 42 taxa with 10 genera, Bascillariophyceae with 12 species belongs to 07 genera, Euglenophyceae 10 taxa with 03 genera and Charophyceae 02 taxa with 02 genera.
Keywords: Bendusara dam, dominance and Diversity
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Talekar S. M. and Baglane A. D., 2020. Studies on Algal Diversity of Bendusura Dam (MS) India. Bioscience Discovery, 11(1):38-40.
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