Diseased bean plant

Monsoons this year have been prolonged and Its been raining continuously in North India. My village in Punjab has also been affected. Several crops and vegetables have succumbed to the rains and been destroyed. I have captured image of rotting  bean plant using foldscope.            

Shrimp forms- behaviour

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Acervulli of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides

Poster making competition on prevtion from mosquito bites and its life cycle

Poster making competition for class vi – viii was organized aiming to spread awareness among children about the life cycle of mosquito and deadly diseases caused by them. These children will participate in study of life cycle of mosquito using foldscope. The foldscope was announced during competition. Prizes were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd…


Observed a onion peel…..with the help of stain…got to know about many stain…. it was a great experience.


A hairy leg of mosquito was observed in Foldscope… Thanks to Foldscope that we young researchers are able to see this wonderful world with a different view.


Planktons observed under foldscope.It was a wonderful experience.

Rhizopus sp. Plant Stem LS Aspergillus niger from permanent slide

Training programme at graduate level in D.S.B. Campus Nainital

A short term workshop was organized at graduate level in D.S.B. Campus, Nainital. Students took actively participate in the assemblage and working of Foldscope. They experienced the use of Foldscope for not only class work but also field work. They have seen and photographed the slides of some microbes.

Leg of a spider.

The bamboo like structute shown in the image is an image of spider’s leg viewed under foldscope.