Aleurone layer in Maize seed

Yellow coloured aleurone layer showing cells, along with starchy endosperm stained with iodine, in the imbibed seed of Zea mays.

Pteridophytic Spores

Pteridophytic spores were observed microscopically. Slide prepared by Rishika Pawar. Photo credits to Hiwrale Sir. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Pteridophytic Spores

The pteridophytic spores were observed microscopically. The sample (P4) was collected from the vicinity of Kamakhya temple,Guwahati,Assam. Suggestions for identification are welcome. The slide was prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Pteridophytic Spores

The spores of an epiphytic pteridophyte (P3) were observed. This was collected from The Royal Botanical Garden, Kolkata. (Nothing was plucked or damaged, the dried frond was simply picked up from the ground.) I am not aware what this epiphytic pteridophyte is called. Do let me know. The slide was prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri…

Pteridophytic Spores

The spores of pteridophytes were observed microscopically. The sample (P2) was collected from Guwahati, Assam. The scientific name is not known to me. The slide is prepared by Rishika Pawar. Photographs captured by Ajinkya Sir. Slide focused by Hiwarale Sir. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Pteridophytic Spores

Spores of a pteridophyte were microscopically observed. The pteridophyte (P1) was collected from Assam. I don’t know the scientific name. Do help me in the identification process. The slides were prepared by Rishika Pawar. Spores were focused by Hiwarale Sir and photos were captured by Ajinkya Sir. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Acalifa

Stomata of Acalifa were observed. Slide prepared by Mayuri Bhagas. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Ornamental Monocot

Leaf section of an ornamental monocot. Slide prepared by Rutuja Bannore. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati,Maharashtra.

Hibiscus

Leaf section of Hibiscus. Slide prepared by Pallavi Mahore. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Tradescantia spathacea

Leaf section of Tradescantia spathacea. Slide prepared by Vaishnavi Kale. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Linaria dalmatia

Leaf section of Linaria dalmatia. Slide prepared by Yogita Thakare. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Section of Vinca rosea leaf

The leaf of Vinca rosea was observed. The slide was prepared by Ruchita Jumade. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Stomata of Tecoma stans

Upper and lower epidermal Stomata of Tecoma stans. Slide prepared by Snehal Chondhe. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Lantana camara Upper epidermis

Stomata and trichome of upper epidermis of Lantana camara. Slide prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Stomata of Vinca rosea

Upper and lower stomata of Vinca rosea. Slide prepared by Pratiksha Vighe. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Stomata of Ixora

Stomata on lower surface of Ixora. Slide prepared by Shital Balapure. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Kalanchoe Stomata

Stomata of Kalanchoe Slide prepared by Komal Kakad. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati,Maharashtra.

Lantana camara

Stomata and Tricome of lower epidermis of Lantana camara. Slide prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Tabernaemontana spp Stomata

Stomata of Tabernaemontana spp. Slide prepared by Chaitali Thakare. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra

Tabernaemontana Stomata

Stomata of Tabernaemontana Slide prepared by Kirtika Mohod Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Visit to Vinayak Nagar, Amravati

On 5th of October, ” Nature Lovers”, a group of 13 students, visited  Vinayak Nagar as a part of your Society visit. We introduced the concept of foldscope to the residents. They willingly accepted us and gave a positive response .

Foldscope Workshop at Shri Sant Gadge Baba Ashram Shala, Nagarwadi, Amravati.

On 29th of September,  Nature  Lovers, conducted a workshop at Sant Gadge Baba Ashram Shala,Nagarwadi, Amravati, Maharashtra. We introduced the students and teachers to the foldscope. The students learned various things which will surely be helpful to them in their future.The response was very welcoming. This is an Ashram Shala ,they had around 15 microscopes …

Interactive session with kids of Neevam The School

On 5th of September, the students of Neevam The School were introduced to the foldscope by Nature Lovers. The response was magnificent. The kids were amazed to see how a microscope can  be transformed to portable foldscope. Various slides like Tradescantia peel, Hibiscus Stomata among the o thers were shown. The kids as well as…

Pinus Female Strobilus

Structure of female strobilus of Pinus was seen through the foldscope. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra. 

Stomata of Hibiscus rosa sinensis

Stomata of lower leaf surface of Hibiscus rosa sinensis were observed through the foldscope. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati ,Maharashtra.

Wing of a bug

A dead bug was found on the leaf of Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi). It’s wing was observed through the foldscope. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati ,Maharashtra .