Studies on the presence of microorganisms in wild edible plants during summer season

Some of the flood prone areas of Gohpur subdivision were visited during this summer season and some wild edible plants were collected to observe the association of microorganism with this wild plants. Edible wild plant samples were collected from twenty different flood prone sites of Gohpur subdivision. Students of Department of Zoology, Chaiduar College collected…

Ginger peel and Red fibres in a foldscope

These pictures show how the red fibres at the upper end of a ginger look like when seen under a foldscope. Some people refer to the red part as the stem. These pictures show how the structure of a ginger peel is when seen under a foldscope.  

ovules in hibiscus flower

Iam Manasa studing 8th class ,i observed the ovules in ovary of the appears like egg was very interested to observe under foldscope.thank you Manu sir for giving this opportunity.  

Exchanges of Gaseous in plant

I  observed  stomata cells under foldscope it was amazing.because  through this cells leaf inhale of gaseous like carbondioxide and exhale of oxygens. G.Naveen,9th class,ZPHS Vijalapuram.

T.S of dicot stem( Tridax )

I made the Transverse section of Dicot stem i.e. tridax.then prepared the slide preparation of stem section.i observed under foldscope .i was very curiosity .the cells colours were we can see the xylem and pholem cells,parenchyma cells.  

flower cells of Hibiscus

Today i came to agastya .i went to lets lab swapna madam told to observe different cells in flowers.iam interested to observe cells in hibiscus flower which available  in my house. i  prepared the slide preparation and observed under was amazing the cells are rectangle shape.

Hibiscus leaf cells

My self iam Thasmeya,9th class. i am very interseted to see the tissues in different leaf.but i selected hibiscus leaf and observed under foldscope .it is very easy to handle the foldscope and very easy and clarity to observe.iam so happy for visiting Agastya international foundation.  

Insect antenna through foldscope

Observed filiform antenna from insect antenna part under foldscope. It was curious to observe filiform antenna structure in detail using foldscope.

observation of Algae under foldscope

Feeling happy to observe algae under foldscope.Even algae too can be seen under foldscope. Happy to carry out furthur observation for more samples under foldscope.

Visit to rural govt. high school

Science quiz was conducted for class 10 when we visited the govt. school.The quiz was based on concepts shown using foldscope .The students were very excited and could answer all the questions.Chocolates and books related to science were distributed to the winners.

Outermost layer of cutile in an apple peel

In most fruits, as they grow, cuticle is released only at the early stage and later it stops releasing cuticle material. Often the cuticle layer is strained, many a times reversibly, during the development of a fruit. However it’s different when it comes to an apple.Throughout fruit development, cuticle material is deposited as the area…


Chlamydomonas observe under foldscope .The water sample was collected from the floating vegetation called phumdi of KLNP,which is the natural habitat of Sangai.

Banana peel view in folscope

Different areas of a banana peel as seen under a foldscope. It belongs to the AAB genome category. The outermost layer is shown in this picture.

Foldscopes reach rural school

  Foldscopes have taken students and teachers out of laboratories to explore science. Foldscopes can be used literally anywhere and everywhere. As an outreach program we visited the rural Kannada medium school at Nagaragere, Gowribidanur taluq, to implement foldscope project. I gave a brief introduction about the features and advantages of foldscopes which was followed…