Limnological characteristics of ponds for improvement of livelihood of fishermen through aquaculture
Author(s): Sasmita Panda*, G. K. Panigrahi, S. N. Padhi
Water quality analysis was carried out in 3 ponds in three separate villages in Khurda district in order to prepare the ponds for aquaculture. The physico-chemical parameters chosen for study were, Rain fall, Relative humidity, Atmospheric temperature, Total alkalinity, Specific conductivity, dissolved organic matter, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Ammonia nitrogen, of water as shown in tables & Figs I to VIII. After analysis, the villagers have been trained to prepare the ponds for aquaculture following standard guidelines empowering the local population with the techniques to enable them to earn their livelihood.
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