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Macrophytes in Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Water and Sediments in Pariyej Community Reserve, Gujarat, India
A phytoremediation study was carried out at Pariyej reservoir, an internationally important wetland listed in Asian Directory of Wetlands, designated as a “Wetland of International Importance” and a… Expand
An Assessment of the Accumulation Potential of Pb, Zn and Cd by Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh. in Vamleshwar Mangroves, Gujarat, India
The study deals with the accumulation of Pb, Zn and Cd in an important mangrove species, Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh., in the Vamleshwar mangrove ecosystem, near Narmada estuary, West coast of… Expand
Study on the influence of hydro-chemical parameters on phytoplankton distribution along Tapi estuarine area of Gulf of Khambhat, India
Abstract Physicochemical properties play a major role in determining the density, diversity and occurrence of phytoplankton in an estuarine ecosystem. The present study is conducted to assess the… Expand
Assessment of spatial and temporal fluctuations in water quality of a tropical permanent estuarine system - Tapi, west coast India.
A study pertaining to seasonal variation in physicochemical properties was carried out at five sites of Tapi estuarine zone for a period of one year i.e. July 2008 to June 2009. It revealed that the… Expand
Hyperaccumulation and Mobility of Heavy Metals in Vegetable Crops in India
The heavy metals or trace elements play an important role in the metabolic pathways during the growth and development of plants, when available in appreciable concentration. The heavy metal… Expand
An evaluation of fuelwood properties of some Aravally mountain tree and shrub species of Western India.
The study analyses the fuelwood characteristics of 26 trees including shrub species from the dry deciduous forest in Aravally region, Rajasthan, Western India was carried out to explore trees with… Expand
Biosorption Potentiality of Living Aspergillus niger Tiegh in Removing Heavy Metal from Aqueous Solution
ABSTRACT The species of Aspergillus niger Tiegh isolated from estuarine sediments has been studied for tolerance to heavy metals such as Hg and Pb and for its capacities to uptake metals. A. niger… Expand
An Evaluation of the Pigment Composition of Eighteen Marine Macroalgae Collected from Okha Coast, Gulf of Kutch, India
Marine algae are one of the most important marine living resources for food, feed and medicine since ancient times in the West. However, due to lack of awareness among the people especially in India,… Expand
Biosorption of mercury and lead by dried Aspergillus niger Tiegh. isolated from estuarine sediments
The sorption of Hg and Pb from mono‐metal and bi‐metal solution under different concentrations (20ppm–80ppm) was studied using dried Aspergillus niger biomass. The biosorption of Hg and Pb from the… Expand
SEASONAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATION IN SOIL MICROBIAL BIOMASS C, N AND P IN DIFFERENT TYPES LAND USES OF DRY DECIDUOUS FOREST ECOSYSTEM OF UDAIPUR, RAJASTHAN, WESTERN INDIA
The soil microbial biomass of soil is being increa sing recognized as sensitive indicator of soil quality. Its knowledge is fundamental for sustainab le environment management. The soil microbial… Expand