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  1. Manu Prakash says:

    What a remarkable footage – fantastic. Could you share how you prepared the slides/sample.

    Manu

  2. Rojalin Pattanayak says:

    Dear Dr. Prakash,

    Thanks for your appreciation. The footage was an outcome of a long-period observation of aphid infested plant under foldscope.

    A slide was prepared by superimposing the provided paper-slides into several layers. Sufficient space was crated between the paper-slides for accommodating the aphids for proper aeration and movement.

    The sample was prepared by taking a small portion of leaf which was infested with aphids and it was kept in the created space/gap. and then both sides were sealed with cello tape. The entire behavior of the aphid was recorded over a long period of time to derive a good footage,

    Thanks
    and
    Regards

    Rojalin Pattanayak,
    Assistant Professor,
    Dept. of Zoology,
    Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology,
    Bhubaneswar,
    Odisha

  3. laksiyer says:

    This is a gorgeous video. Love the angle that was captured.

  4. Rojalin Pattanayak says:

    Many thanks!!!!

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