Pteridophytic Spores

The pteridophytic spores were observed microscopically. The sample (P4) was collected from the vicinity of Kamakhya temple,Guwahati,Assam. Suggestions for identification are welcome. The slide was prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Pteridophytic Spores

The spores of an epiphytic pteridophyte (P3) were observed. This was collected from The Royal Botanical Garden, Kolkata. (Nothing was plucked or damaged, the dried frond was simply picked up from the ground.) I am not aware what this epiphytic pteridophyte is called. Do let me know. The slide was prepared by Rishika Pawar. Shri…

Pteridophytic Spores

The spores of pteridophytes were observed microscopically. The sample (P2) was collected from Guwahati, Assam. The scientific name is not known to me. The slide is prepared by Rishika Pawar. Photographs captured by Ajinkya Sir. Slide focused by Hiwarale Sir. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

Rhabditiform larvae

Early developmental larval stages (first and second) of soil-borne nematodes such asNecator, Ancylostoma, andStrongyloides, which precede the infectious third-stage filariform larva.

Curvularia spp.

Curvularia is a dematiaceous filamentous fungus. Most species of Curvularia are facultative pathogens of soil, plants, and cereals in tropical or subtropical areas, while the remaining few are found in temperate zones. As well as being a contaminant, Curvularia may cause infections in both humans and animals. Curvularia produces rapidly growing, woolly colonies on potato dextrose agar at 25°C….

Mucor varians

I have tried identifying the fungi, do tell me if it is correct or not

Pteridophytic Spores

Spores of a pteridophyte were microscopically observed. The pteridophyte (P1) was collected from Assam. I don’t know the scientific name. Do help me in the identification process. The slides were prepared by Rishika Pawar. Spores were focused by Hiwarale Sir and photos were captured by Ajinkya Sir. Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra.

White mold with clusters of conidia in pea pods under foldscope

While opening the pea pods to take out seeds, I noted a white fur inside them. On drawing a sample and looking through foldscope, I saw intricate network of hyphae and groups of conidia clustered to them at various points. Scanning the slide thoroughly, I could see several big brown spores too. Is it the…

A water ecosystem in my home!

Being a plant lover, I have many potted plants in my balcony garden. I water them regularly and the excess water drains into trays below each pot. One day I observed some white cottony patches on the surface of the drained water from one of the pots. The patches looked very much like the downy…

Live Nauplii

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TICM5uQg6PM&feature=youtu.be @Mohabad please find the video of live nauplii ..we take it in cavity slide of 2 days grown nauplii
DBT Foldscope workshop at M.R. Government Arts College and certificate distribution during valedictory session.
Poster presentation on foldscope  by participants of the DBT Foldscope workshop.
Foldscope demonstration at DBT foldscope workshop by Dr.K. Rajadurai Pandi, Regional partner of DBT foldscope project. Prof. Debulman Syieimiong, North East, Regional partner of DBT foldscope project and foldscope demonstration at DBT foldscope workshop
Dr.R.Vijaya Kumar, Regional partner of DBT foldscope  project and foldscope  demonstration at DBT foldscope workshop.
DBT Foldscope workshop: Application of foldscope for diagnosis of fungal infections by                    Dr. K. Rajaduri Pandi, The Erode Diagnostic laboratory, Regional partner, DBT foldscope project. Poster presentation on foldscope  by participants of the DBT Foldscope workshop
DBT Foldscope workshop: Application of foldscope for diagnosis of fungal infections by                    Dr. K. Rajaduri Pandi, The Erode Diagnostic laboratory, Regional partner, DBT foldscope project.
Foldscope workshop session by Dr. R.Vijaya Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University Constituent College, Perumbalur
Professor  Debulman syieimiong  & foldscope  demonstration at DBT Foldscope workshop
Demonstration of foldscope by Professor Debulman Syieimiong, North East Region partner, DBT fodscope project.