Poster Presentation

•Presented a Poster entitled “Foldscope aided evaluation of root infection in five varieties of Cocos nucifera L. in Pollachi Taluk, Coimbatore District” in the two day International Conference on Contemporary Panorama of Biosciences(ICCPoB’19) at Sri Sarada College for Women, Salem On 6th and 7th February and won the “Best Poster Award”

One day workshop cum hands on Training

•To create awareness and also to impart research skills using Foldscope among the college students, a one day workshop cum hands on training was done at NGM College of Arts and Science, Pollachi on 5th February 2019.

SPORE ISOLATION

Gigaspora albidaspores are isolated from rhizospheric soil of Cocos nucifera L.,by wet sieving and decanding  method.

ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL INFECTION IN COCONUT ROOT

(a) TALL VARIETYThe coconut (Cocos Nucifera L.,) root samples collected from different varieties in Pollachi [T.k].It were cleared and stained in tryphan blue and the arbuscular mycorrhizal infection in the roots were assessed. (b) DWARF VARIETY (c) TALL X DWARF (d) DWARF X TALL (e) LOCAL VARIETY