Foldscope Based Spot Test to Identify Adulteration of Urea in Oilseed Meals and Rice husk in Brans- Field Demostration at Dairy Farms:#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Various oilseed meals (the residue remains after oil extraction) are fed to Livestock and Poultry as a Protein Source/Supplement. Among feed ingredients used for feeding of animals, oilseed meals are costly. Because of this, adulteration with cheap nitrogen sources mainly urea is often problem in oilseed meals. However, simple and sensitive spot test is not…

Ground rice husk: #Indiafoldscopephase 1

Adulteration of rice husk in rice bran and de-oiled rice bran which are fed to various Livestock and Poultry can be identified with the aid of foldscope due to its characteristic image under foldscope

Calcite Powder can be Differentiated from Di-calcium Phosphate and Cheating can be prevented with the aid of Foldscope

Images based on DBT Foldscope Project at Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science, P.V. Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University, Hyderabad, India Calcite powder and Di-calcium phosphate are macroscopically white in colour and can not be differentiated without Chemical Test. The cost of calcite is Rs.2/kg while the Cost of Di-calcium phsophate is about…