Elytroplastron bubali in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme – “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Elytroplastron Elytroplastron bubali present in the rumen fluid of cattle was identified using foldscope. Elytroplastron bubali has skeletal plates on upper side

Polyplastron multivesiculatum -Protozoa in rumen fluid

DBT scheme – “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Polyplastron Polyplastron multivesiculatum protozoawas identified using foldscope. Polyplastron multivesiculatum has distinct operculum and it is found in the rumen of cattle.

Diplodinium dentatum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Diplodinium Diplodinium dentatum protozoa in rumen fluid of cattle was identified using foldscope. Diplodinium dentatum has six heavy incurved posterior spines

Binary fission of protozoa

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Binary fission of protozoa visualized under foldscope

Ostracodinium nucleolobum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Ostracodinium Ostracodinium nucleolobum was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Ostracodinium nucleolobum is roughly triangular to flattened ellipsoidal and left side is slightly convex, while right side is nearly flat.

Ostracodinium mammosum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme- “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Ostracodinium Ostracodinium mammosum was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Ostracodinium mammosum has two caudal lobes, round lobe on left side and concave lobe on right side.

Eremoplastron 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 Eremoplastron was identified.

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.

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.

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…

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.

Foldscope Outreach at Stellenbosch University – 5/17/19

A little less than two months ago, I was passing by the lush vineyards of Cape Town’s 2nd oldest city, Stellenbosch. While I wasn’t there for the famous wine-testing, I instead headed to Stellenbosch University to hold two back-to-back workshops with electron microscopy and Foldscoping expert, Dr. Lydia-Marie Joubert (@lydiaj)! Below are some photos from…

Metadinium 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 Metadinium was identified based on the morphology- two skeletal plates fused…

Dasytricha 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 stain and visualized under foldscope. Protozoa under the genus Dasytricha was identifid based on the morphology -Oval body, covered…

Entodinium yunnense in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infectionin cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Entodinium Entodinium yunnense was identified using Foldscope. Morphology of Entodinium yunnense is ellipsoidal and it is found in the rumen of cattle.

Inside the eye of a Daphnia – this common fresh water flea (France)

By using a plankton net in a river, it becomes easy to collect an incredible things. Luckily, we got a lot of Daphnia, this small planktonic crustacean was omnipresent in our sample. This organism have been well studied as model in biology since its transparency is giving the possibility to see its different organs. From…

VARIOUS PARTS OF A FISH

STUDENT NAME: Keenisha Kannan COLLEGE/SCHOOL: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. SPECIMEN: Roho labeo fish SPECIMEN OBSERVED AT: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 2nd July 2019 On 2nd July I observed various parts of a fish I purchased from a nearby shop. Under the foldscope I observed the minute details of each…

Enoploplastron in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme –“Foldscope for diagnosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa present in rumen fluid under the genus Enoploplastron was identified using Foldscope. Enoploplastron is elongated, slightly ellipsoidal in shape.

Epidinium in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme- “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle” Epidinium is a rumen ciliate, present in large numbers in cattle fed with high starch diets.

What makes tomatoes red?

Hello all,Did you know, the tomato and cherries get the colour on their skin by different ways ? Here is our experiment and its immediate replication. The power of foldscope and social media. On a rainy Sunday evening.. Deepak’s daughter suddenly decided to do some foldscope experiments. After a few random stints, they stumbled on…

MORE ABOUT ANT’S

COLLEGE NAME : CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ,ITPL ABOUT THE SAMPLE : SCIENTIFIC NAME: Formicidae(ANT)                               DATE OF COLLECTION: 23/06/2019, LYING UNDER THE LEAF OF LEMON TREE.                                DATE OF OBSERVATION: 24/06/2019, IN THE BIOLOGY LAB USING A FOLDSCOPE. STUDENTS INVOLVED : VISHAL AVINASH , “XI” A ,                                          CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE,ITPL.                                               THE ANT WAS PLACED ON…

Moss

CMR National PU College , ITPL , Bangalore. Sample name: Moss Collected from: In a damp area, on the ground. Date of observation: 27/06/19 Students involved: Esha , K.V Sreeja. OBSERVATION: A small leafy like structure. Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in damp or shady…

OUTREACH PROGRAMME ON “INSIGHT OF MICROBIAL WORLD THROUGH FOLDSCOPE”

The PI of Foldscope project, Dr. Ekramul Islam, Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Kalyani, had organized an Outreach Programme on 28th June, 2019 at BARANILPUR A.D.P VIDYAMANDIR (H.S) P.O.: SRIPALLY, DIST- EAST BURDWAN, WEST BENGAL-713103. The energy among the understudies and the educators for this amazing low-cost gadget, to see the unseen microscopic…

Eudiplodinium in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme- “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Rumen Protozoa under the genus Eudiplodinium was identified using foldscope.