Is this a Bdelloid Rotifer ? 1

Observed an organism in water sample and amazed to observe such a tiny creature , thanks to Foldscope. Dear Manu Prakash, as suggested by you it may be Rotifer, i sat with the sample again could able to find similar one and recorded its movement in detail. attaching the videos without editing , may be…

BARK OF TREE

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-BARK OF TREE DESCRIPTION-On our visit to Imphal we visited the DM College which recently became one of the state universities of Manipur.We collected a part of the bark of a tree located in the premises of their college.When observed under the foldscope we see a grid forming…

LEAF OF A WHITE WILD FLOWER

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-LEAF FROM A WHITE WILD FLOWER DESCRIPTION-On our visit to Imphal we happen to see different types of plants. One of the samples that we collected from around the Loktak lake is a white wild flower. When we observed the leaves of this plant under the foldscope we…

IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENT SPECIES OF APHIDS BY OBSERVING UNDER FOLDSCOPE

Aphids are small(about 1mm), soft-bodied, sap-sucking insects and members of the superfamily Aphidoidea,  family – Aphididae. Some species feed on only one type of plant(monophagous) , while others are generalists, colonising many plant groups (Polyphagous) . Aphids are among the most destructive insect pests on cultivated plants  and cause huge loss in agricultural productivity ….

Spoilage of dairy products

Milk cream samples obtained from a dairy showed fungal growth. On foldscoping the sample, sporangia were observed on long sporangiophores. The fungal hyphae had grown extensively to form a mat- like structure. Is it a fungal biofilm ? This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

Moldy growth on carrot during storage

Post-harvest losses of vegetables and fruits due to fungal growth during storage lead to heavy losses to farmers financially. I collected a sample of carrot from vegetable market which had fungal growth on it. On observing through a foldscope, I could make out black moldy growth and interwoven hyphae. This post is open to read…

Vorticella

observed vorticella  with foldscope