Paper Title
Preliminary Study of Phytoplankton Diversity of Sikam Reservoir of Rajura, District-Chandrapur, Maharashtra State (India)

This manuscript deals with the preliminary study of Phytoplankton Diversity of Sikam pond. In this reservoir total 34 species were recorded which belongs to four different groups namely Chlorophyceae (23 species), Bacillariophyceae (6species) Cyanophyceae (3species) and Euglenophyceae (2species). Chlorophyceae was found dominant followed by Bacillariophyceae, Cyanophyceae and Euglenophyceae. Keywords - Phytoplankton, Diversity, Reservoir, Rajura.