Leaves of Casuarina under foldscope

Casuarina, an angiosperm, leaves looks like a Equisetum, a pteridophyte Leaf scales of Casuarina Other end of leaf scale which is inserted into leaf scales


Observed a Dog’s nail on foldscope….it was a amazing view….had a great experience.

Heartbeat of a mosquito


From laboratory to field – the story of an Orchid

I am fascinated by orchids and that happens to be my area of interest. Learning foldscopy at a workshop @ GGDSD, Chandigarh, It was now time for exploring. I requested the foldscope team @ GGDSD Chandigarh for a visit to Botany Museum and Orchid propagation facility at Botany department, Panjab University, Chandigarh. I acknowledge Dr….

Acervulli of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides


Pollen grain of white spider lily flower.

Wing of Carpenter Bee

The wing in nature looks black, but after looking under foldscope it was totally different.

Observed the head and tail part of zebrafish

In the tail region we can see the vertebral arrangement along with the caudal fin. Eyes are the first thing to be observerd, they are mezmerizing. The fries were of 72 hrs when observed.

Curiosity meets the culinary!

Leaves of the Curry tree (Murraya koenigii) are a key ingredient of many Indian dishes.  While handling curry leaves in my kitchen, I noticed some brownish spots under the leaves (Fig. 1). This triggered my curiosity and I observed these spots under the foldscope.                   The brown…

Foldscope Utility Workshop

The workshop is conducted in a Government High Secondary School chikali in a rural area of Ujjain by the team of Department of Paediatric of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain M.P.