On the ecology of algae in certain fish ponds of Hyderabad-India
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- Zafar, A.R. Hydrobiologia (1964) 23: 179. doi:10.1007/BF00043729
The paper is based on the two-year data on the monthly fluctuations of the various physico-chemical complexes operating in two fish breeding ponds of Husain Sagar Fish Farm, Hyderabad, India. It includes discussion on the inter-relationships of the following sets of factors.
Free carbon-dioxide, carbonate, bicarbonate, calcium and pH.
Sodium and chloride.
Oxidizable and nitrogenous organic matter and C/N ratio.
Oxidizable organic matter, magnesium, soluble iron and pH.
Free ammonia, nitrate and dissolved oxygen.
Albuminoid ammonia and nitrate.
Total solids, pH, rain fall and water temperature.