PARTS OF MITES

PICTURES TAKEN FROM FOLDSCOPE AT ICAR-National organic farming research institute, Gangtok Sikkim

POLLEN OF NEEDLEWOOD TREE

ITS SCIENTIFIC NAME IS SCHIMA WALLICHII , LOCALLY KNOWN IN SIKKIM BY CHILAUNE. This tree is also known for its beautiful flower which is white, fragrant, 3-4 cm across. Sepals rounded. Five white petals are broadly ovate and rounded. There is a dense bunch of orange-yellow stamens in the center. The astringent corollas are used…

CONIDIA OF TRICHODERMA

Trichoderma is a genus of fungi in the family Hypocreaceae, that is present in all soils, many species in this genus can be characterized as opportunistic avirulent plant symbionts. Several of Trichoderma have the ability to form mutualistic endophytic relationship with several other plant species. Therefore, they are also used as bio-control agents in plants.

Unidentified insect eggs

While preparing slide for identification of disease from chilly leaf sample, found these eggs of some insect. Slide prepared by scrapping.

GERBERA

Slide prepared through scrapping the stigma of the flower

WORKSHOP ON FOLDSCOPE

One day Workshop on “Exploring the microbial world through foldscope” At Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gangtok 13.02.19 Conducted by ICAR- National organic farming research institute Tadong, Gangtok In this workshop the total of 144 student had participated which are from class VI, VII, VIII & IX standard. The student learned various thing like assembling of foldscope, slide…

ONION TISSUE

The samples are prepared by peeling off thin layer of membrane from the underside of the onion leaf.

LARGE CARDAMOM RUST

The section showing rust spores under foldscope from leaves of large cardamom from, ICAR-NOFRI, Sikkim