Hydrobiological studies in river Burhi Ganga in district Etah (U.P.), India

Authors

  • Mukesh Chandra P.G. Department of Zoology, Ganjdundwara P.G. College, Ganjdundwara, Etah, U.P., India.
  • R. S. Saxena P.G. Department of Zoology, Ganjdundwara P.G. College, Ganjdundwara, Etah, U.P., India.
  • H. N. Sharma Department of Environmental Toxicology, School of Life Science, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra-282002, U.P., India.

Keywords:

Hardness, Total solids, Dissolved oxygen, Water pollution

Abstract

Water pollution is a major problem today. Excessive agricultural chemicals like fertilizers and pesticides, sewage and industrial effluent runoff in rivers and pollute aquatic ecosystem. It in turns affects the aquatic fauna and flora and water quality also. In the present study, quality of Burhi Ganga river water has been tested on the basis of some hydrobiological parameters like water hardness, total solids and dissolved oxygen.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

APHA (1989). Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater. 17th Edn., American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Chopra, A.K., Madhwal, B.P. & Singh, H.R. (1990). Abiotic variables and primary productivity of river Yamuna at Naugaon, Uttarkashi-Garhwal. Indian J. Ecol., 17(1): 61-64.

David, A. & Ray, P. (1966). Studies on the pollution of the river Daha (N. Bihar) by sugar and distillery wastes. Environ. Health, 8(1): 6-35.

Kar, S.K. (1979). Malformation at birth in the salt-water crocodile (Crocodylus porosus Schneider) in Orissa, India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 76: 166-167.

Mittal, S. & Sangar, R.M.S. (1968). Quality of Karwan river water entering Yamuna at Agra, Mandal. 5(4): 316-321.

Odum, E.P. (1953). Fundamentals of ecology. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 383 P.

Patel, M.K. & Patel, T.K. (1993). Assessment of water quality in the rivers of western Orissa: part I-River Sankh. Indian J. Environ. Prot., 13(12): 909–916.

Rai, H. (1974). Limnological Studies on the River Yamuna at Delhi, India. Part I: Relation between the Chemistry and the State of Pollution in the River Yamuna. Arch. Hydrobiol., 73(3): 369-393. https://doi.org/10.1127/archiv-hydrobiol/73/1974/369.

Rana, K.S. (1994). Assessment of pollution in river Jamuna and its impact on fishery biology and public health. D.Sc. Thesis, Agra University, Agra.

Rana, K.S. (1996). Assessment of pollution in River Jamuna. Part II Phytoplankton. Nat. Environ. Pollut. Technol., 13(2): 41-48.

Sangu, R.P.S. & Sharma, K.D. (1985). Studies on Water Pollution oF Yamuna River at Agra. Indian J. Environ. Health, 27(3): 257-261.

Sharma, K.D., Lal, N. & Pathak, P.D. (1981). Water quality of sewage drains entering Yamuna at Agra. Indian J. Environ. Health, 15(3): 153-158.

Shukla, S.C., Tripathi, B.D., Kant, R., Depa, K.V. & Pandey, V.S. (1989). Physico-chemical and biological characteristics of river Ganga from Mirzapur to Ballia. Indian J. Environ. Health, 31(3): 218-227.

Singh, A.P. & Ghosh, S.K. (1999). Water quality index for river Yamuna. Pollut. Res., 18(4): 435-439.

Sinha, A.K., Srivastava, K. & Srivastava, K.N. (1994). Water quality index for river Sai at Rae Bareli. Indian J. Environ. Prot., 14(12): 888-890.

Upadhyay, R.K. & Rana, K.S. (1991). Pollution status of river Jamuna at Mathura. Natural Environment, 8: 33-37.

Verma, S.R., Tyagi, A.K. & Dalela, R.C. (1977). Studies on the characteristics and disposal problems of industrial effluents with reference to ISI standards. II. Indian J. Environ. Health, 19(3): 165-175.

Welch, P.S. (1948). Limnological Methods. McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York. 381 p.

Downloads

Published

01-07-2014

How to Cite

Chandra, M., Saxena, R. S., & Sharma, H. N. (2014). Hydrobiological studies in river Burhi Ganga in district Etah (U.P.), India. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 5(3), 102–106. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/196

Issue

Section

Articles

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >> 

Similar Articles

You may also start an advanced similarity search for this article.