Life in a drop of water

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Water Sample Specimen collected from:  Fish Pond at a household garden in Bangalore on 24th March, 2019 Specimen observed at: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 25th March, 2019 On the 24th of March, I collected some water from a fish pond at…

Scales of Lepidopterans

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Danaus genutia (the common tiger) butterfly Specimen collected from:  Kanakapura, Bangalore on 17th December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 23rd December, 2018 On the 17th of December, I collected the wings of a Danaus genutia (the common tiger) butterfly in order to…

Aquatic Fern found at Loktak Lake, Manipur

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Salvinia sp. Specimen collected from: Loktak Lake, Manipur  on 2nd December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 7th December, 2018 On the 2nd of December, I had collected a leaf and root hair of floating aquatic plant specimen near one…

Comparison of the Dusts of two Species of Moths from Manipur

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Two Lepidopterans (moths) belonging to different species Specimen collected from: Leimakhong, Manipur and Loktak Lake, Manipur  on 2nd December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 6th December, 2018   On the 7th of December, I collected the dust from…

Soil Sample from Floating Vegetation on Loktak Lake, Manipur

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Soil Sample from ‘Phumdi‘, the floating vegetation on Loktak Lake Specimen collected from: Loktak Lake, Manipur  on 2nd December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 6th December, 2018 On the 2nd of December, I collected a sample of the dark, humus-rich, fine-particled…

Unknown Algal Specimen from Loktak Lake, Manipur

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Unknown specimen of Kingdom Plantae Division Thallophyta Specimen collected from: Shell of snail found at Loktak Lake, Manipur  on 2nd December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 6th December, 2018

Compound Eyes of Hemiptera Specimen collected at Manipur

Student Name: Anjali Manoj College/School: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. Specimen: Head and eye of insect belonging to order Hemiptera, family Reduviidae Specimen collected from: Leimakhong, Manipur  on 2nd December, 2018 Specimen observed at:  CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 4th December, 2018

Aphis gossypii (Common Cotton Aphid)

Name of Institution: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore. Student’s Name: Anjali Manoj Specimen Observed:  Aphis gossypii (Common Cotton Aphid)                                                                  On the 24th of July, I,…

Epidermis of a Croton leaf

I, along with my fellow students of CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore, observed the epidermis of a Croton leaf on 8th June, 2018. The leaf used for the observation was that of a croton found in my garden. Care was taken to ensure that we use the epidermis from the part of the…

Section of Lotus Root

On 8th June, 2018, I, along with my fellow students of CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore, observed a section of a lotus root under the foldscope. The root was obtained from a lotus plant growing in pond near my home.  On seeing the root without any aid, the root appeared spongy. When we…

Live Mosquito Larva

I, along with my fellow students at CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore, observed a mosquito in its larval stages under a foldscope on the 24th of March, 2018. It was still alive when we observed it and it was fascinating to see the organs within its translucent body move as we observed it....