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The present study was under taken to assess the physico-chemical parameters and phytoplanktonic diversity of Tumaria reservoir Kashipur in the District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, from January 2017 to December 2017. The quantitative analysis of physico-chemical parameter like temperature, pH, transparency, velocity, total dissolved solids, dissolved oxygen; chloride, and qualitative analysis of three major groups of phytoplankton (Chlorophyceae, Bacilloriophyceae and Cyanophyceae) were studied. The aim of this study was to monitor the functioning of reservoir ecosystem and designed to monitor monthly variation in water quality parameter of Tumaria reservoir so as to assess its status and suitability. During this study it was found that all the selected physico-chemical parameters were within the prescribed limits for aquaculture. It was also found that Chlorophyceae (53%) was the dominant over bacillariophyceae (26%) and cyanophyceae (21%). Anthropogenic activities and monthly variation also assessed during study period.


Physico-chemical parameters phytoplankton Tumaria reservoir

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Kumar, P. ., & Shyam, R. . (2018). Hydro-biological assessment of Tumaria reservoir, Kashipur (Udham Singh Nagar). Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 37–41.


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