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Primary Productivity of Kumshi Reservoir, Kalaburagi District, Karnataka

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In the present investigation, primary productivity of Kumshi reservoir of Kalburagi District has been studied for the period of two years (2012-2014). The results reveals that, gross primary productivity of Kumshi reservoir followed an increasing trend through the northeast monsoon season towards summer season, whereas, net primary productivity of Kumshi reservoir is followed a more or less similar trend of increasing towards northeast monsoon season and summer season, while community respiration of reservoir also followed a similar trend of oscillation increasing trend towards summer and northeast monsoon season during the study period.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 44)
S. Fameeda et al., "Primary Productivity of Kumshi Reservoir, Kalaburagi District, Karnataka", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 44, pp. 53-58, 2015
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Jul 2015

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