SEASONAL VARIATION OF BENTHIC MACRO-INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY OF ROPAR WETLAND

SEASONAL VARIATION OF BENTHIC MACRO-INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY OF ROPAR WETLAND (RAMSAR SITE) PUNJAB, INDIA Onkar Singh Brraich and Saima Akhter* Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Punjabi University, Patiala-147002, India *Corresponding Author: saimaakhter.87@gmail.com Received: 05-10-2018 Revised:17-10-2018 Accepted: 11-11-2018 Abstract The present study of Ropar wetland was carried out for one year from October 2016 to September 2017 to observe the distribution and seasonal variations of benthic macroinvertebrates diversity. At all the sites a total of 20 genera of benthic macroinvertebrates were recorded belonging to Read More …

PHYTO-PLANKTON DIVERSITY OF SHARDA RIVER

PHYTO-PLANKTON DIVERSITY OF SHARDA RIVER WITHIN TANAKPUR DISTRICT, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA Shivani Sharma and S.N. Rao Department of Zoology, R.H.G.P.G. College, Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar shivanisharma1234@gmail.com Received: 25-08-2014 Accepted: 25-11-2014 Abstract: This study is focused on phyto-planktonic diversityof Sharda river water from July 2013 to June 2014. The qualitative evaluation of plankton with seasonal variation and water quality of Sharda River were analyzed. Three groups of phyto-plankton viz. Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae and Cyanophyceae were identified during the study period, Bacillariophyceae were most Read More …

DIVERSITY OF FUNGI IN UNTREATED EFFLUENTS OF AANCHAL DAIRY, DEHRADUN, INDIA

DIVERSITY OF FUNGI IN UNTREATED EFFLUENTS OF AANCHAL DAIRY, DEHRADUN, INDIA Reena Verma Department of Botany, DAV (PG) College, Dehradun (U.K.), India Received: 10-05-2014 Accepted: 15-06-2014 Abstract: Seasonal variation and diversity of fungi were studied in untreated effluent of Aanchal dairy, Dehradun for a period of one year. A marked seasonal variation in mycoflora of the effluent were obtained. A total of 24 fungal species were identified that belonged to 4 different groups, Mastigomycotina, Zygomycotina, Ascomycotina and Deutromycotina in which Read More …

SEASONAL ABUNDANCE OF MANGO HOPPER

SEASONAL ABUNDANCE OF MANGO HOPPER, AMRITODUS ATKINSONI (LETH.) (JASSIDAE: HOMOPTERA) IN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS OF JAMMU REGION B. Sharma and Shakha Sharma Department of Zoology, University of Jammu, Jammu. India Abstract: Seasonal abundance of mango hopper was studied in different environmental condition of Jammu region. The mango hopper was reported first in the month of February in Udhampur area only, whereas in all other studied areas it was first recorded in the month of March. For different study different pattern Read More …

STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA ON THE PREY

STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA (LINN.) ON THE PREY: MUSTARD APHIDS (LIPAPHIS ERYSIMI KALT.) AND UTILIZATION OF FOOD Indu1, Usha Saxena, Surendra Kumar2 and V.C. Chatterjee P.G. Department of Zoology., M.S. College, Sharanpur. 1Govt. Girls Degree College., Behat, Sharanpur 2Govt. Raza P.G. College, Rampur. Abstract: Predation potential of Cocinella septempunctata Linn. has been observed in the laboratory which shows seasonal variation and is synchronized with the availability of the prey, aphids (Lipaphis erysimi Kalt.) and reproductive cycle Read More …