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Observation on fresh water algal flora of Sitapur district, Uttar Pradesh

M.R. Suseela, Minhaj Akhtar Usmani, Kiran Toppo, Sanjeeva Nayaka, Sarita Sheikh

Abstract


The paper presents an account of 32 algal taxa belonging to 25 genera under
four classes - Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Bacillariophyceae and Euglenophyceae.This
is the first study from Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh focusing on the enumeration of the
algal flora from wetlands and ponds. The study revealed the occurrence of maximum
numbers of 12 genera with 15 taxa in class Chlorophyceae while only one genus with 1
taxa was observed in class Euglenophyceae.

Keywords


Algal diversity, Sitapur, Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Bacillariophyceae and Euglenophyceae.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21756/cab.v1i2.6612

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