Study of microbial population under these land uses and water
Bharti Pathak, S B Sharma
Haridwar district, covering an area of about 2360 sq. km. is in the western part of Uttarakhand state of India. Its latitude and longitude are 29.58°N and 78.13 °E respectively. The height from the sea level is 249.7 meters. The experiments were conducted in Uttarakhand i.e. Haridwar and Roorkee for two years (2018-2020) from three land use site, Industrial area Agricultural area, Natural Forest area. Mucor species showed an increasing trend with the decreasing temperatures in Haridwar sites. It was most abundant in agricultural fields. Mucor species was minimum in rainy season, medium abundance in summers and most abundant in winter season. Aspergillus candidus was found in most of the sites of Haridwar (Agricultural, Industrial as well natural forest sites). It was found most in summer season and least in rainy season.