Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2018)
Some cyanophyceae members from soil polluted by sugar factory waste from Sangamner tehsil, district Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
Author(s): Taramati Ashok Satpute, Patil Neelima H
Abstract: Algae are the important components of environment. These are the special type of photosynthetic plants found in diverse habitats. Some algae grow on polluted soil and can be used as indicators of pollution. The present study was undertaken to explore the soil algae growing on soil polluted by sugar factory waste from Sangamner tehsil of Ahmednagar district. Soil samples were collected from different sampling sites polluted by sugar factory waste. Samples were analyzed and identified. In present paper ten members of Cyanophyceae were observed and studied.