Workshop on Foldscope at Meghalaya, India

The prop roots of Ficus elastica (rubber tree) are trained over 15-20 years to form the natural living bridge to cross rivers and streams found in Meghalaya. The bridges grow to approximately 50 to 100 feet long and have strong and deep interwoven prop roots providing a boat-shaped foothold. A workshop on Foldscope has been…

Hexagonal, Pentagonal and Octagonal Arrangement of Cells

The cell arrangement in between the vascular bundle is found to be hexagonal, octagonal and pentagonal type. The T.S. of petiole has been seen through Foldscope without staining and mounting of slide has been done with glycerin