Research Article, Vegetos Vol: 30 Issue: 4
Distribution of Economically Important Algal Flora at Ranchi District of Jharkhand, India
Sarita Mehta* and Radha Kumari Sahu
Department of Botany Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received: June 07, 2017 Accepted: August 05, 2017 Published: August 07, 2017
Citation: Mehta S, Sahu RK (2017) Distribution of Economically Important Algal Flora at Ranchi District of Jharkhand, India. Vegetos 30:4. doi: 10.5958/2229-4473.2017.00188.4
Present paper deals with documentation of distribution of the economically important algae, occurring at Ranchi district of Jharkhand. Among all the collected samples from the district, those samples which have economic importance were documented with reference of their importance in different fields. All together 107 species of 49 genera, belonging to four classes viz. Cyanophyceae (62 species of 20 genera), Chlorophyceae (32 species of 20 genera), Bacillariophyceae (10 species of 7 genera) and Euglenophyceae (3 species of 2 genera) have been reported from this area..