Permanent slide – Acetocarmine
Collecting & Preparing a sample After reading the post by KAVITHA (https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/?p=160084) about stomata, I had a question: Do all stomata look the same? So over the weekend, while visiting my sister and parents, we went on a Stomata Expedition! We collected a several different sorts of leaves, placing them in a plastic tub to…
Money plant (Epipremnum aurenum) Petiole scale/scale cells observed under Foldscope by Dr. M. Kumar, TNAU, Coimbatore
Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii) flower parts like Stigma, ovary, pollen tube and pollen grains observed under Foldscope by Dr. M. Kumar, TNAU, Coimbatore
Partcipation and activity
This is a section of artery. You can see its longitudinal section showing smooth muscle fibers in tunica media.
This is a section of kidney showing tubules, thyroidization, along with one glomerulus showing hyalinization. This suggests an end stage kidney disease.
This section shows stratified squamous epithelium with hyperplasia, keratinization of lining epithelium and a metablastic focus. This suggests the possibility of a prolapse.
CMR National PU College , ITPL ,Bngalore. Sample name: Ferns Collected from: House Garden. Date of observation: 27/06/19 Students involved: K.V Sreeja , Esha . S OBSERVATION: Under the foldscope their spores could be seen as green patches. Ferns belongs to the pteridophyta divisions of plant kingdom . It basically develops into leaves known as…
DBT Foldscope scheme – “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle” Rumen fluid was collected from a healthy cow. Smear was prepared with one drop of rumen fluid, stained with lugol’s iodine stain and visualized under foldscope. Protozoa under the genus Dasytricha was identifid based on the morphology -Oval body, covered…
Cocoa Flower collected at HC & RI, TNAU, Coimbatore
DBT Foldscope scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infectionin cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Entodinium Entodinium yunnense was identified using Foldscope. Morphology of Entodinium yunnense is ellipsoidal and it is found in the rumen of cattle.