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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541

Assessment of Soil Parameters and Microbes in Amaravathi River Bed Area, Karur District, Tamil Nadu, India


In the present study, the physico-chemical properties of soil samples of agricultural region collected from Amaravathi River basin and were analyzed. Parameters like soil pH, turbidity, total dissolved solids, total hardness, total alkalinity, calcium, magnesium, nitrate, sulphate, chloride, fluoride, phosphate, iron, manganese, biological oxygen demand and chemical oxygen demand for the soil samples were carried out. Different values were observed in the different physico-chemical parameters due to the soil quality in different sampling locations. Values of pH, Chloride, Fluoride, Sulphate, BOD and COD concentration in the soil samples also show wide variations. Microbiological characteristics of soil samples were carried out among which, bacillus and pseudomonas species were the predominant bacteria genera isolated.

Article Type: Research Article

Corresponding Author: A. Jafar Ahamed 1  

Email: agjafar@yahoo.co.in

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A. Jafar Ahamed 1*,  K. Loganathan  2,  S. Ananthakrishnan  3.  

1. Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, TN, India

2. Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, TN, India

3. Department of Chemistry, Rover Engineering College, Perambalur, TN, India

J. Environ. Nanotechnol. Volume 3, No.2 pp. 150-155
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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