Chandigarh is a well-planned city and known for its green landscaping. Several avenue trees can be seen along the roadsides, nature parks and green belts. Alstonia scholaris, commonly known as blackboard tree of the family Apocyanaceae is one of the trees lining the city roads. Since last few years, these trees have lost their beauty…
Grey to black moldy growth was seen in red bell peppers obtained from market. Histo-pathological studies performed using a foldscope revealed : Profusely branched, septate mycelium Several pale-brown conidia observed on the tips of conidiophores Each conidium was multicellular and elliptical in shape On consulting the literature, the fungus was found to be Alternaria solani…
After Foldscope awareness workshops, now the students @GGDSD, Chandigarh are using Foldscope in their routine practicals. One such practical on anatomical study on Coralloid root of Cycas was performed by students using Foldscope. Cycas is a common ornamental Gymnosperm of great importance. It forms normal geotropic roots as well as symbiotic, apo-geotropic coralloid roots. Students…
Onion peel cells are seen with an opaque nucleus, cell walls are seen, prepared by VIII class students – Swathi – Mulugu.
The different parts of the Foldscope was put together to have the final assembly at the Foldscope workshop at TSWREIS Gowliddodi on 11th August,18.
Students of class 8th Ganesh and Vinod
Penicillium sp is isolated from museum object.
ICAR-National Research Center for Grapes, Manjri, Pune is engaged in developing appropriate and economically viable agro techniques for quality grape production and to sustain the productivity and quality through management of biotic and abiotic stresses. During our visit to the institute on 25th July 2018 we had the opportunity to see their field station. Grape leaf…
Infection on mango fruit was observed under foldscope healthy mango fruit skin infected mango fruit skin- image1 infected mango fruit skin- image 2
Foldscope Orientation Workshop was conducted on 8 August 2018 for Second year B.Sc. Zoology students in D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. There was an introductory lecture followed by observation of pre-prepares slides. The participants were very excited and enthusiastic to know about and to use the foldscopes. Thanks to DBT their initiative and support.
Vertical section of Mammalian Skin showing hair follicles.
Histological Section of Fish Gills as seen under foldscope.
T.S of Human Stomach showing villi as seen under Foldscope.
Gemmule of a fresh water sponge is the asexual reproductive body. It develops only in unfavorable conditions and forms the supporting skeleton in sponges.
The stomata is a tiny opening or pore that is used for gas exchange. They are mostly present on the under-surface of plant leaves. In stomata, there is the chlotoplast, a cell wall, a vacuole and a cell nucleus . Air enters the plant through these openings. The poreis formed by a pair known as…
Plant root nodules showing xylem and phloem as seen under Foldscope
The life cycle of Mosquito involves larval, pupal and adult stages. After 15 days of the larval stage, the pupae emerge to adult mosquito and peel of its remnant commonly called an exoskeleton. The exoskeleton of field-collected Aedes aegypti larvae observed through foldscope.