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19/23: Tomato leaf x-section 1

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Tomato leaf x-section  1

Caption

Scanning electron microscope image of x-section through Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato) leaf. Image shows dramatic difference in population of tricomes (more on lower surface, less on upper surface). Image also shows x-section through a leaf vein.

Solanales

Solanaceae (potato family)

Lycopersicon esculentum

Zeiss DSM 962 SEM

Writer

Louisa Howard

Keywords

Botanical, SEM, leaf