ISSN: 2393-9508
e-ISSN: 2582-4902

The Biobrio 9(3 & 4), 2022

Algal Biodiversity and Application of Boyd's Index for accessing pollution in a pond of Saharsa District

Sujata Kumari


In the present study, Boyd's index for Algal biodiversity was applied on the Phytoplanktons of Shankar Pokhar of Saharsa local. The number of Phytoplanktons belonging to the class Desmidaceae was lowest in all months while the no. of Phytoplanktons from Chlorophyceae were highest. Total no. of genera were lowest in the month of November and highest in the month of January. The water was clean in the month of January, February and December while moderately polluted from March to November.


Phytoplankton, Boyd's Index, Shankar Pokhar

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