Soil Characteristics And Microbial Diversity Of Tharangampadi Taluk, Nagapattinum District, Tamil Nadu, India

Research Article
Ahilandeswari K., Ramya M and Dhivaharan V
Microbial diversity, Tharangampadi Taluk, Fertility, Physico-Chemical parameter.

Soil characteristic and microbial diversity of Tharangampadi Taluk, Nagapattinam District have been investigated to study the seasonal changes in soil moisture, pH, Organic carbon, available nitrogen and micro nutrient like sodium, Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium during the period of one year (2015-2016). Physico - chemical analysis were performed to study the soil characteristic related to fertility and chemical nature. The study revealed the presence of 20 species of bacteria, among them 7 species were found in all the seasons and also study reveled the presence of 18 species of fungi, among them 7 species were found in all the season.