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

  • Mukesh Chandra P.G. Department of Zoology, Ganjdundwara P.G. College, Ganjdundwara, Etah, U.P., India.
  • S. R. 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.

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Published
2014-07-01
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Chandra, M., Saxena, S., & Sharma, H. (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
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