‘Pollen world of plants’-3

African marigold is one of the species of marigold genus.It’s scientific name is Tagetes erectus.It is also known as Mexican marigold.It is a bisexual flower having both stamen and carpel.It belongs to family Asteraceae and has racemose head inflorescense.Stamen is present inside the staminal tube and are 3 in number.Synantherous condition is seen here.Stigma is…

‘Pollen world of plants’-2

Portulaca plant is also called as rose moss.It is grown as ornamental plant.Main feature of this plant is that it is having fleshy leaves,stem and branches.It is a dicot plant.Here i observed the pollens of this plant. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

‘Pollen world of plants’-1

Flowers are the organs of sexual reproduction in flowering plants.Their biological world is astonishing.The sexual reproduction is carried out by sexual organs called stamen(male sex organ) and carpel(female sex organ)in them.These sexual structures produces gametes which fertilize during sexual reproduction producing zygote.The stamen consists of anther and filament.The anther is also called microsporangium where microspores…

Magnificent world of butterflies-3

Plain tiger butterfly is a  commonly seen butterfly in Nangal region and it is in abundance here.During my field visit ,i collected  wing  of this butterfly which was lying on the ground and observed it under foldscope. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

Lappet moth cocoon

In march 2018, i saw this cocoon attached to one of the rods of our grill gate.And on the next day, i saw  a big moth present over this cocoon.I searched on google and came to know that it is a rose myrtle lappet moth.I waited for this cocoon to hatch.After three months(in may),i found…

Pigeon feather

While looking for butterflies in the Nangal region, I got interested in pigeons. A lot many could be found near my place. I picked up a small, light weighted, delicate, silky, fluffy feather to look under a foldscope and saw beautiful cross fibres that I am sharing.  

Magnificent world of butterflies-2

1. wings of peacock pansy butterfly collected during my field visit. 2. a single scale dusted from the wing having villi like projections at tip and many striations in its body. 3. wing scales as seen under foldscope. 4. scales magnified. 5. black coloured scales magnified. 6. scales having different projections at their tips. 7....

Magnificent world of butterflies-1

    Butterflies are one of the most fascinating creatures on this planet and these beauties have always left me impressed.Here is me Jasdeep singh, student of G.G.D.S.D. College,chandigarh(INDIA) who is trying to explore their magnificent world. Butterflies have scales on their wings and these scales are arranged just like tiles on the floor.These scales…