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

  • Sumona S Das Patna University
  • D Sayantan Christ University

Abstract

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

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Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

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Christ University, Bengaluru, India

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Published
2016-10-01
How to Cite
DAS, Sumona S; SAYANTAN, D. Limnological studies on Different Ponds of Bihar, India: a Review. Mapana Journal of Sciences, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 4, p. 49-53, oct. 2016. ISSN 0975-3303. Available at: <http://journals.christuniversity.in/index.php/mapana/article/view/1489>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.12723/mjs.39.5.