Metadinium in rumen fluid

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 and visualized under foldscope. Protozoa under the genus Metadinium was identified based on the morphology- two skeletal plates fused…

Infected guava

The fungus taken from infected guava and spot it on media plate. Observed spores under foldscope.

Comparing stomata & epidermal cells between different species of plants

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…

Workhop on “Usage and assembling of foldscopes in identfying pests and diseases from crop plants” to the Government higher secondary school, Kaarai on 25.6.2019

Workshop Inaugration Project Investigator Dr. K. Indumathy introducing foldscopes to the students Students learning about the assembling of foldscopes Students learning to handle foldscope for visualising disease pathpogens Students visualizing pests and disease pathogens through foldscopes Students visualizing pests and disease pathogens through foldscopes students with their foldscopes

Twinning of Don Bosco College, Manipur with Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, Kalavai “To create awareness of foldscopes in identifying pests and diseases from crop plants” to the farmers of K.Velur on 17.6.2019

Mr. Rajkumar, Project Investigator of Don Bosco College, Manipur introducing foldscopes to the farmers Project Investigator Dr. K. Indumathy of Adhiparasakti Agricultural College explaining about the importance of foldscopes to the farmers Farmers learning about the slide preparation and capturing of pictures through foldscopes Farmer visualising disease symptom through foldscope Farmers with their foldscopes

RDGMC

This is a section of artery. You can see its longitudinal section showing smooth muscle fibers in tunica media.

RDGMC

This is a section of kidney showing tubules, thyroidization, along with one glomerulus showing hyalinization. This suggests an end stage kidney disease.

RDGMC

This section shows stratified squamous epithelium with hyperplasia, keratinization of lining epithelium and a metablastic focus. This suggests the possibility of a prolapse.

FERNS

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…

Dasytricha in Rumen fluid

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…

Entodinium yunnense in rumen fluid

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.