In vitro Cultivation of Spirulina platensis using Rice Mill Effluent

G Usharani, P Saranraj, D Kanchana
The water samples were collected for the isolation of strains of alga Spirulina platensis from three different locations and the strain Spirulina platensis was isolated and it was, designated as ANS-1 strain. The characteristics of Spirulina platensis ANS-1 were compared with reference CAS-10. The waste water rice mill effluent was collected and its pH was adjusted to 9-11 by using sodium bicarbonate @ 800 mg l-1