Yellow spots on coconut leaves-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Some infection was found on coconut leaves. On the leaf surface yellow spots were there. Fig: Yellow spots on coconut leaves Using cello tape and paper slide the sample was mounted and observed under foldscope. Fungal Mycelia structures and spores was observed. Fig: Spores and mycelia observed under foldscope This post is open to read…

Fusarium wilt-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Chilli plants  were infected with some disease.  Leaves were wilting as well as necrosis and discolouration of the leaves was observed. Fig: Infected leaf showing disease symptoms When infected leaves were observed under foldscope we found oval shaped black lined spores and they are microconidia of Fusarium spp.   Fig: Microconidia of Fusarium spp       Fusarium wilt, widespread plant…

Book lice under foldscope-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Horse gram seeds got primarily infested with cowpea weevil, after some days there was secondary infection with some kind of very tiny (measuring about 1 to 2 mm or less in length) soft bodied  pale yellow colour  insect. It was observed under foldscope and pictures were taken. Fig: Soft bodied pale yellow colour insect That…