Biochemical alterations due to heavy metals in different tissues of freshwater bivalve species

Biochemical alterations due to heavy metals in different tissues of freshwater bivalve species at Chankapur reservoirs of Nasik district. (M.S) Rahane Balasaheb and Bhalla Resham* Department of Zoology, SwamiMuktanand College of Science, Yeola, District Nashik. Department of Zoology, LVH Arts, Sci. & Comm. College, Panchavati, Nashik-3 Corresponding author Email*: dr.resham.bhalla@gmail.com Received: 25-02-2019                                                          Read More …

IMPORTANCE OF OTOLITH MICROCHEMISTRYAS POLLUTION INDICATOR:A BRIEF REVIEW

Neetu Nimesh* and Seema Jain Research laboratory, Department of Zoology, RG (PG) College, CCSU, Meerut, UP, India*[Email ID- neetunimesh25@gmail.com]Received: 31-10-2018 Revised:13-11-2018 Accepted: 15-11-2018 AbstractOtolith microchemistry has been used for last three decades in various studies such as life history, migration pattern and environmental ecology of fish stock of commercial importance. The concentration of elements and isotopes in otoliths are compared to those in the water in which the fish inhabits. The accumulation of heavy metals in fish otoliths depends on a number of Read More …

ELEMENTAL AND RADIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF FLY AND BOTTOM ASH

ELEMENTAL AND RADIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF FLY AND BOTTOM ASH FROM RAJIV GANDHI THERMAL POWER PLANT Sushila Bishnoi, Rajesh Kumar Lohchab* and Narsi R. Bishnoi Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001, Haryana (India) [Corresponding author E-mail-*: rajeshlohchab@yahoo.com] Received: 18-03-2017 Accepted: 18-05-2017 Abstract:  In the modern time, rapid industrial growth and urban sprawl has created more demand for electricity which has created a situation of more coal based energy stations. But, for building a stable, effective Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METALS AND HYDRO-CHEMISTRY OF SARYU RIVER

ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METALS AND HYDRO-CHEMISTRY OF SARYU RIVER AT AYODHYA – FAIZABAD, U.P. Sanjeev Kumar Srivastava-1, Mahima Chaurasia* and G. C. Pandey* 1-Sri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engg. & Technology, Bareilly, U.P. *-Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, U.P. [Corresponding author E-mail-1 : sanjsri2001@gmail.com] Received: 04-04-2017 Accepted: 12-04-2017 Abstract: The problems of sewage water disposal are more acute as this water continuously released into holy river Saryu, Ayodhya and Faizabad. Because of no sewerage treatment systems, the water quality Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENT WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WATER SOURCES

ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENT WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WATER SOURCES OF MEERUT REGION (UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA) FOR SUITABILITY OF FISH PRODUCTION Nisha Rana, Manu Varma and Seema Jain* Department Of Zoology, R. G. P. G. College, Meerut, 250001 U. P., India. [Corresponding author E-mail-*: seema61@gmail.com] Received: 31-05-2016 Revised: 30-07-2016 Accepted: 20-10-2016 Abstract: In the present study, water samples were collected from different water source of Meerut District during February 2015 to February 2016 from different depth of water. The present investigation was carried out to Read More …

PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS

PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS Katyal*1, P. P. Sahota1, D. Singh2 and R. Sikka2 1Department of Microbiology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. 2Department of Soil Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. [Corresponding author E-mail*1: drpkatyal@pau.edu] Received: 14-07-2015 Accepted: 05-11-2015 Abstract: A total of twenty one morphologically distinct bacterial strains were isolated from selected-28 samples from sewage treatment plants (STPs) and one untreated sample from common effluent treatment plant located in Read More …

ALGAL DIVERSITY WITH REFERENCE TO HEAVY METALS IN TAPI RIVER FROM SURAT

ALGAL DIVERSITY WITH REFERENCE TO HEAVY METALS IN TAPI RIVER FROM SURAT DISTRICT, GUJARAT Maheshwari Solanki and Kapil Manoj Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat-395007 email :mahi1784@gmail.com Received: 12-09-2014 Accepted: 20-10-2014 Abstract: The change in the quality of water brings about a change in the pattern of the Algal flora in the River. Studies on selected Heavy Metals and Phytoplankton were carried out in Tapi during July 2008 to December 2008. The selected Heavy Metals were Read More …

STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF CADMIUM AND CHROMIUM ON SEED GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH PARAMETERS OF SUNFLOWER

STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF CADMIUM AND CHROMIUM ON SEED GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH PARAMETERS OF SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L.) Praveen Sharma* and Vivek Srivastava *Deptt. of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar – 125001, India. Department of Botany, Dayanand Post Graduate College, Hisar – 125001, India. [*Corresponding Author: praveenksharma@hotmail.com] Abstract: Cadmium and Chromium are considered as serious environmental pollutants. Soil contaminated with these metals is hard to remediate. Phytoremediation may be a feasible Read More …