In-vitro pollen germination of Magnolia champaca was carried out for two different sucrose concentration i.e. 5 % and 10%. Different growth hormones like Indole-3- butyric Acid(IBA), 3- Indole Acetic Acid(IAA), Kinetin and Gibberellin were applied at different concentration (100 ppm, 200 ppm and 300 ppm) then after 72 hours, the pollen where found to be…
A training program was conducted for class 9th and 10th student at Govt. Tanhril higher Secondary School, Mizoram. Training and orientation was given on the uses and use of foldscope. Using foldscope we show the pollen of Clerodendron colebrookianum to the student.
In- vitro pollen germination of Clerodendrum serratum with different sucrose concentration. Pollen which are elongated and seeing threat like structure are germinated pollen and pollen which are oval and round are not germinated.
A workshop training program was conducted on 27/05/2019 to the M.Sc Forestry student of Mizoram University, Mizoram about the use and uses of foldscope in filed experiment different slide sample where made with them and demonstrate to the student.
The fresh pollen of Clerodendron serratum is collected just when the flower is open in early morning for the test of viability. Using 2,3,5 – triphenyltetrazolium chloride the test is conducted the pollen with red stain are viable and pollen which do not take stain are non-viable.
The flower of Curcuma zedoaria is collected from the hill side of Hlemen forest Aizawl on 3/05/2019, the pollen of the flower is stained using Safranine and its observed under foldscope.
Different types of pollen observed under foldscope after giving stain with Safranine staining (aqueous) solution MS.
Cassia javanica family facaceae with milky pink colour flower was collected from Aizawl forest on 20/04/2019 for pollen observation. Bee pollinater are also observed in the tree for pollination. The pollinater bee is collected and observed under foldscope for pollen carrying load.
On 19/04/2019 two different flower of Saraca asoca and Senna surattensis were collected from Aizawl Mizoram forest. The pollen of the two flower species where collected and observation is done under flodscope.
A workshop program was conducted on 14/03/2019 at Phaknunh Primary school Imphal East Manipur. Teachers and students participated in the workshop program. The uses of foldscope were demonstrated to them.
Testing of pollen viability of Firmiana colorata using 2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride salt. Pollen which are red in colour indicate viable and pollen which do not take stain indicate non- viable pollen. Capturing of pollen from air using silicon gel applied on slide and keep for 2 hours in bamboo pole.
A workshop was conducted on 21/02/2019 at Govt. P.M. High Scool, Lungdai, Mizoram for the first time there we describe about the uses of foldscope, how to used the foldscope and how it can be helpful for their study purposes.
On 20/02/2019 a workshop program was conducted on Lal Thanhawla High School, Serkhan, Kolaship District, Mizoram there we describe the function and used of foldscope we also demonstrate by doing with them. The student where also interest in looking and seeing photograph for the first time.
We went to Champhai, Murland National Park, Mizoram which is located at the border of India and Myanmar at the altitude of 1662 m. From the national park we collected different flowering plant sample and where observed by making slides and photos are taken for flower, pollen, stigma and TS section of ovary. We observed…
On February 15/02/2019 a field visit was carried out at Muifang, Mizoram for the sample collection of Tracheophyte during the collection of Tracheophytr different flowering plant are also observed and were also collected for observation.
Different flowering plant were collected during December 2018 to January 2019 from Mizoram university campus pollen, ovary, stigma were observed for different species.
A workshop and demonstration program of Foldscope was conducted on 18/01/2019 at Siphir Venghilun High School Mizoram. Brassica flower was collected and pollen slide was made and observed under the flodscope and shown to student and teacher.
A workshop program was conducted on 18/01/2019 at Govt. Siphir High School, Mizoram to demonstrate the used of foldscope and how to assemble the foldscope. Plant sample, pollen of Ipomoea where aslo observed under foldscope.