Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2015

  • Water Quality and Socio-economic Studies of the Pumdi Environment of Keibul Lamjao National Park, Loktak Lake, Manipur, India

    Maibam Haripriya Devi, Potsangbam Kumar Singh, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2015
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 24 July 2015
    Accepted: 4 August 2015
    Published: 5 August 2015
    Abstract: Loktak Lake is the largest fresh water Lake in the North-eastern India. Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) is a floating-mat (Phumdi) park inside the Lake. Study deals with the inter-related approaches: micobiological study, free-listing, participant observation and preference ranking of the six study sites of KLNP. Generally, plant collection per ... Show More
  • Density of Pollution Indicator Bacteria in Relation to Physicochemical Factors During Diel Cycle of River Ganga at Ichapore, West Bengal, India

    Sankar Narayan Sinha, Dipak Paul

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2015
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 29 July 2015
    Accepted: 6 August 2015
    Published: 11 August 2015
    Abstract: A diurnal study was undertaken in April 2014 to record the bacterial density and some of the physicochemical factors of the river Ganga near Ichapore, West Bengal, India. The pollution indicating bacteria (total coliform, faecal coliform and faecal streptococci) were found in maximum numbers at 14.00 hrs and minimum at 20.00 hrs. All the bacterial ... Show More