spirulina

Spirulina is a biomass of blue-green algae, Spirulina has amazing properties and in many ways can be considered a Super Food. It contains the most remarkable
concentration of nutrients known in any food, plant, grain, or herb. as well as the ability to help regulate the immune system.it is captured by Msc student through the foldscope as a his project work

Polyplastron in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Rumen fluid was collected from a healthy cow. Smear was prepared with one drop of rumen fluid, stained with lugol’s iodine and visualized under foldscope. Protozoa under the genus Polyplastron was identified.

Saffron

Saffron (Kesar) is a spice derived from the flower of crocus sativus, which is also known as the “saffron crocus”. Saffron crocus grows up to 20–30 cm and bears flowers up to four, each having three vivid crimson stigmata, which are the distal end of a carpel. Saffron seeds germinates only when the day high…

Entodinium nanellum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Entodinium Entodinium nanellum was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Entodinium nanellum is ovoid, found in the rumen of cattle.

Diplodinium monocanthum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Diplodinium monocanthum Diplodinium monocanthum was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Diplodinium monocanthum is oval to triangular with posterioroblique and truncated end. It is found in the rumen of cattle.

Ostrachodinium tiete in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Ostrachodinium Ostrachodinium tiete was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Ostrachodinium tiete is ellipsoid, with small lobe at the posterior side.

Lily: Pollen and Cross-section of Stigma

I bought a bouquet of lilies for my mother on her birthday, and a day later, its anthers started dehiscing. I made a slide of the pollen, and viewed it the next morning. The pollen grains appear to have a very good resolution, and the pattern on the exine is quite visible. I was then…

NOT JUST A SHRIMP

COLLEGE NAME: CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE, ITPL ABOUT THE SAMPLE: SCIENTIFIC NAME: NEOCARIDINA DAVIDI DATE OF COLLECTION: 10/07/2019, FROM A LOCAL FISH STORE. DATE OF OBSERVATION: 11/07/2019, IN THE BIOLOGY LAB USING A FOLDSCOPE. STUDENTS INVOLVED: VISHAL AVINASH, “XI” A,           CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE, ITPL.  THE SHRIMP WAS PLACED ON A GLASS SLIDE, COVERED IT…

In-vitro pollen germination of Magnolia champaca.

In-vitro pollen germination of Magnolia champaca was carried out for two different sucrose concentration i.e. 5 % and 10%. Different growth hormones like Indole-3- butyric Acid(IBA), 3- Indole Acetic Acid(IAA), Kinetin and Gibberellin were applied at different concentration (100 ppm, 200 ppm and 300 ppm) then after 72 hours, the pollen where found to be…

Foldscope work presentation at 27th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP),Madison, WI, U.S.A.

  Dr. M. S. Bal, Scientist, Animal Disease Research Centre, GADVASU presented the research work ‘Foldscope as a diagnostic tool for identification of canine parasites with emphasis on zoonotic parasites’ authored by Mandeep Singh Bal, Rashmi Sagar, Paramjit Kaur, V. Mahajan and G. Filia  in 27th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement...

Observation of Red Spider mites infestations on tea leaves

Oligonychus coffeae Nietner, the red spider mite (RSM), is a major pest of #tea (Camellia sinensis). It causes great economic losses to the tea growers. Red spider mite infestation can be observed on the tea leaves throughout the year as tea is a perennial crop provides food and shelter. Nymphs and adults of RSM lacerate…

SECTIONS OF DIFFERENT FRUIT PEELS UNDER FOLDSCOPE

STUDENT NAMES: Keenisha Kannan and Jasmine Kaur COLLEGE/SCHOOL: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. SPECIMEN: Papaya peel, Watermelon peel, Pomegranate peel and Tomato peel SPECIMEN OBSERVED AT: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 9nd July 2019 On 9th July we observed sections of different fruit peels under foldscope.