Spider

The eye arrangement can be a key factor when identifying spiders to family, and sometimes to genus, but are almost never useful in identifying to species. For identifying to species, spinnerets and leg details (especially first and 4th legs) are also useful. However, the best thing anyone can do is to get an extreme closeup…

Bryophyta Leaves

Funaria hygrometrica is the most common species. Funaria hygrometrica is called “cord moss” because of the twisted seta. The name is derived from Latin word “funis” meaning a rope. Leaves are arranged on the axis in spiral fashion. The leaves are sessile, simple, green and distinct mid rib. The leaf is single layered thick except…

Trichogramma japonicum under the Foldscope

Trichogramma japonicum is the best biological control agent for the rice stem borer, which causes enormous yield losses year after year in India and several rice-growing countries in Asia. This minute parasitoid impedes the life cycle of the stem borer by attacking the latter’s eggs in the field. [Insects supplied by Dr Y. Lalitha]

“Utility of the Foldscope in Crop Protection: Assessment-cum-Training Workshop for Farmers” at Haristhala, Karnataka

ICAR–NBAIR conducted a workshop entitled “Utility of the Foldscope in Crop Protection: Assessment-cum-Training Workshop for Farmers” at Haristhala village in Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka on 28 August 2018. The main purpose of this workshop was to introduce the Foldscope to the local farming community and to assess the utility of the gadget in crop protection….

Parasitic infections in Cattle (a. Cattle ticks)

Endoparasites live inside the host. The may either be microparasites such as: blood protozoans (Theileria, Babesia, Trypanosomes) or macroparasites like: Helminths (Trematodes, Cestodes, Nematodes) Ectoparasites include ticks, mites, leeches, flies etc . They live on the outer surface of the host. The most common ectoparasites are ticks which causes cattle tick fever, Theileriosis ,Babesiosis etc….

School visit for “Foldscope”

Workshop for Foldscope in Govt. Middle School of Nipaniya Goyal in a rural area of Ujjain by the team of Foldscope of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Pollen

Pollen grain of white spider lily flower.

Observed the head and tail part of zebrafish

In the tail region we can see the vertebral arrangement along with the caudal fin. Eyes are the first thing to be observerd, they are mezmerizing. The fries were of 72 hrs when observed.

Foldscope Utility Workshop

The workshop is conducted in a Government High Secondary School chikali in a rural area of Ujjain by the team of Department of Paediatric of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain M.P.  

Antennae of male mosquito

Mosquitoes use their antennae as movement receivers that respond to oscillations of air particles within the insects’ surroundings. The brush-like male antennae are sensitive to sound waves, particularly to those of the frequency of the wingbeat of females; so when a male midge ‘hears’ a female with his antennae, he flies towards the source of…

School Survey

School survey for Foldscope is conducted in a govt. higher secondary school, Fazalpura by the team of Department of Paediatric of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain Student was excited to know about Foldscope

Foldscope Workshop

A workshop conducted in a government higher secondary school in the urban area of Ujjain. The student of class 9th and 10th have participated in this workshop and a various slide was observed during this session, the workshop is conducted by the Department of Paediatric of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Mosquito wings

The wings of mosquito are observed in a Foldscope from Department of Paediatric and Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain 

Product of conception

The section shows haemorrhage along with the product of conception comprising of ill-formed villi and decidual tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Cervical features are consistent with prolapse

The section from exocervix shows hyperplastic stratified squamous epithelium consistent with the clinical findings of prolapse as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Prostatic hyperplasia

The section from prostate tissue shows prostatic acini which are arranged back to back separated by thin intervening fibrous tissue septae as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Exocervix

The exocervix lined by stratified squamous epithelium with underlying stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Thyroid

The Section from thyroid shows thyroid follicle filled with colloid lined by cuboidal epithelium as seen under foldscope as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Endometrium

The section from endometrium shows atrophic endometrial glands along with inflammatory cell infiltrate of polymorphism, atrophic endometrium with endometritis as seen under foldscope as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Exocervix

The section from exocervix shows hyperplastic stratified squamous epithelium consistent with the clinical finding of prolapse as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Metastatic lymph node

The section from cervical lymph node shows metastatic deposits of squamous cell carcinoma with pleomorphic malignant squamous cells arranged in sheets as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Acute chronic appendicitis

The section shows appendiceal mucosa with glands along with lymphoid follicle containing germinal centre as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Cystic glandular hyperplasia

The section shows endometrial tissue, endometrial gland shows cystic dilation and stroma show inflammatory cell infiltrate as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Cervix

The section shows cervix with hyperplasia and keratinisation of stratified squamous epithelium with nabothian follicle as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Tonsillar Cyst

The section shows cystic structure lined by stratified squamous epithelium with inflammatory cells in the space and surrounding lymphoid tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Cervix

The section shows cervix lined by stratified squamous epithelium with lymphocytic infiltrate as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Ovarian Cyst

The section shows ovarian cyst lined by columnar epithelium with mucinous vacuole and ovarian stroma as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain