WORKSHOP ON FOLDSCOPE

One day Workshop on Foldscope

DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE, 4/3/19

                ICAR- NATIONAL ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH INSTITUTE TADONG, GANGTOK AND MUTHAYAMMAL COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE,RASIPURAM,NAMAKKAL,TAMIL NADU JOINTLY ORGANISED A ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON “ORIENTATION AND ASSEMBLY OF FOLDSCOPE AND ITS UTILIZATION AS A TOOL FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT PATHOGENS AND EFFECT ON HOST” FOR THE STUDENTS OF SIKKIM UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE ON 4th MARCH,2019. THE PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOP WAS TO PROMOTE THE USAGE FOLDSCOPE AS A RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TOOLS.

DURING THIS WORKSHOP, STUDENTS GOT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT SLIDE PREPARATION AND APPLICATIONS OF FOLDSCOPE. ALSO THEY WERE ABLE TO IDENTIFY PATHOGEN UNDER FOLDSCOPE . FURTHER THEY WERE ABLE TO OBSERVE TISSUE AND POLLENS UNDER FOLDSCOPE.

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C (A-C Introduction of foldscope)
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G (D-G Slide preparation)
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I (H-I Observation of slides under foldscope)
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K (J-K Capturing image from foldscope)
Conidia of alternaria picture taken from foldscope

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