Limnological studies on Different Ponds of Bihar, India: a Review


  • Sumona S Das Patna University
  • D Sayantan Christ University



Limnology, Physicochemical characteristics, Plankton


Pure water is essential for human survival. The availability of good quality water is an indispensable feature for preventing diseases and improving the quality of life. So, it is necessary to know about the different physicochemical parameters of water such as, temperature, electrical conductivity (EC), total suspended solid (TSS), total dissolved substance (TDS),turbidity, pH, alkalinity, hardness, chloride, sulphate, nitrate, fluoride, dissolved oxygen (DO), chemical oxygen demand (COD), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), nitrate and phosphate. Also Biological parameters such as planktons were examined. Results of the study indicated that the pond water of Bihar is slightly contaminated.

Author Biographies

Sumona S Das, Patna University

Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

D Sayantan, Christ University

Christ University, Bengaluru, India


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