Black Band disease of Mango-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

In garden of Jyothy Institute of Technology, Bangalore, almost all mango trees got infected with a disease called black band disease.    Fig: Mango trees in field affected with black band disease and samples collected to observe under foldscope. When infected parts  were observed under foldscope we found spherical shaped black lined spores and mycelium aggregations….

Yellow spots on coconut leaves-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Some infection was found on coconut leaves. On the leaf surface yellow spots were there. Fig: Yellow spots on coconut leaves Using cello tape and paper slide the sample was mounted and observed under foldscope. Fungal Mycelia structures and spores was observed. Fig: Spores and mycelia observed under foldscope This post is open to read…

Fusarium wilt-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Chilli plants  were infected with some disease.  Leaves were wilting as well as necrosis and discolouration of the leaves was observed. Fig: Infected leaf showing disease symptoms When infected leaves were observed under foldscope we found oval shaped black lined spores and they are microconidia of Fusarium spp.   Fig: Microconidia of Fusarium spp       Fusarium wilt, widespread plant…

Alternaria spores under foldscope-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

In our institute garden of Jyothy Institute of Technology (Bangalore), we found leaves infected with some disease. Leaves were severely infected and turned yellow and on the leaf surface there were dark black spots. Fig: Infected leaves Infected leaves were suspended in water then that water was observed under foldscope. We found club shaped Alternaria…