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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:8, August, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(8): 584-592

Diversity and Significance of Genus Scenedesmus (Meyen) in River Ganga at Kanpur, India
Vinod Rishi1, Sunil Tripathi2 and A.K. Awasthi3*
 1Department of Botany, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya University,Chitrakoot, Satna, MP, India
2ICAR- Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, UP, India
3Department of Botany, Brahmanand Degree College, Kanpur, UP, India
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Genus Scenedesmus (Meyen), a member of Chlorophyceae, is known for its capability to survive in highly adverse environmental conditions and also good indicator of organic pollution. It is also known as a rich source of protein content. During the present investigation 18 species of Scenedesmus have been identified from different sampling stations of river Ganga at Kanpur. Present study elaborates the diversity and significance of various species of Scenedesmus in the Ganges ecosystem.

Keywords: Scenedesmus (Meyen),River Ganga

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Vinod Rishi, Sunil Tripathi and A.K. Awasthi. 2016. Diversity and Significance of Genus Scenedesmus (Meyen) in River Ganga at Kanpur, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(8): 584-592. doi:
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